Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Aegilia Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 1122 [key], 1138.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : STICTOPTERINAE

Type-species:
Aegilia describens Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1139.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Aegilia Walker, [1858] 1857 was treated as a valid genus (Gen. Rev.) being brought out of synonymy by Holloway, 1985 Malayan Nature Journal 38 (3-4) : 233.

Learn more about Eutelidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to AEGILIA and included species.


Submit correction/addition