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

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Genus:
Eccopteroma Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 506.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Calymnia falcata Graeser, 1889. Berl. ent. Z. 33: 257.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.S.R.]: Amur, probably Raddefka, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. falcata is a junior subjective synonym of Macrochthonia fervens Butler, 1881. Eccopteroma when proposed contained a second species, but this was doudtfully included, and under the Code, Article 68(c) is not eligible for designation as type-species.

See also: Macrochthonia Butler, 1881.

Poole (1989) included ECCOPTEROMA Staudinger, 1892 as a junior synonym of MACROCHTHONIA Butler, 1881.

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