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

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Genus:
Ecpantheria Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 183.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx ocularia Fabricius, 1775. Systema entomologiae : 564.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 216.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) AMERICA: [tropical] 'meridionali', (? Depository)..

Notes:
Ecpantheria Hübner, [1820] 1816 was treated as a junior [subjective] synonym of Hypercompe Hübner, 1819 by Watson, 1977, Revista de la Facultad de Agronomia 9 (2) : 137.

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