Author of genus is Boisduval, 1836. (Jean de Boisduval 1801-1879, see UNL.) Greek dryas or dryad is a mythological wood-nymph (spirit). I presume the prefix -eu is also Greek, meaning "good, well, or true". (Based on Internet searches.)
Contributed by Cotinis on 29 March, 2004 - 1:22pm Last updated 20 February, 2005 - 9:22am
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