of further genera with the type species, Hulodes Guenée,
is tentative, based on their all having similar pattern to the forewing and
hindwing, vertical compression of the ball-and-claw type of uncus to produce a
narrowed cleft between the ball and the claw (not in Ericeia
and only in the procellosa group in Lacera Guenée),
and a vesica with a long diverticulum with many reversed spines along it. There
are distal coremata to the valves of Hulodes and
The female genitalia have the ostium associated with the seventh sternite, which
usually covers it with a small antevaginal plate.
(1900) assigned several genera to his subfamily Speiredoniinae; he treated Speiredonia
correctly as a senior synonym of Sericia Guenée and also included Hulodes
Other genera assigned by Swinhoe that are not included here were those of the
Erebini (p. 160) and Anisoneura Guenée (p. 133). Semper (1896-1902: 541) also listed
genera under Speiredoniinae without attribution of the name.
records for all four genera are predominantly from the Leguminosae.
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