Ecpantheria anomala Burmeister, 1883: 40

Beccacece, Hernan M., Vincent, Benoit & Navarro, Fernando R., 2014, The type-material of Arctiinae (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) described by Burmeister and Berg in the collection of the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia (Buenos Aires, Argen, ZooKeys 421, pp. 65-89: 74

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.421.6666

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:44B3D0A5-F01F-42AA-861F-AEAFAB173BE3

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scientific name

Ecpantheria anomala Burmeister, 1883: 40
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Lepidoptera Erebidae

Ecpantheria anomala Burmeister, 1883: 40  Fig. 15

Current identity.

Hypercompe anomala  (Burmeister, 1883).

Material.

Described on the basis of an unspecified number of male specimens from Entre Rios [province] (Argentina).

Type locality.

Entre Rios [province] [Argentina].

MACN.

In the Burmeister collection there is a male specimen with no label pinned on it, but it is associated with a square label in the box that reads "anom[a]la / Burm[eister] / Entrer [Entre Ríos] / Kk [Kinkelin]" (handwritten by Burmeister) and a red label with the inscription "Lectotype ♂ Ecpantheria anomala  Burmeister designated by Beccacece, Vincent & Navarro." It presents the habitus and size that match Burmeister's description that feature in the original description. Therefore, we assume that it is a syntype. We hereby designated it as lectotype [MACN]. It is in good condition, with only the right antenna broken (Fig. 15).