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

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Genus:
Encalypta Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 147.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : COLLOMENINAE

Type-species:
Encalypta schildei Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 148, fig.23.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 females PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

E. schildei is a junior subjective synonym of Iscadia aperta Walker, 1857.

See also: Iscadia Walker, 1857.

Poole (1989) included GADIRTHA Walker, 1858; SCOLOPOCNEME Felder & Felder, 1862; SEBAGENA Walker, 1865; LIBUNCA Walker, 1869; PUCIALIA Walker, 1869 [as PUCIALA Walker, 1869]; ALGONIA Möschler, 1886; ENCALYPTA Möschler, 1890; TRIORBIS Hampson, 1894; LOPHOSEMA Schaus, 1910; and LOPHOSEMA Hampson, 1912 as junior synonyms of ISCADIA Walker, 1857.

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Junior name(s):
Eucalypta ; Hampson, 1912: 363.


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