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

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Genus:
Ectochela Hampson, 1902 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2 : 279.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Acronysta canina Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.100, fig.10; Erklärung: [1].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Cape of Good Hope], Cap. b. sp, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus ECTOCHELA.

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