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

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Genus:
Epicterodes Wehrli, 1933 . Ent. Z., Frankf. a.M. 47 : 29, 41, 47, 51.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Arichanna flavomacularia Leech, 1897. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 19: 438.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Wehrli , 1939. In: Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.): 258.

Type specimens:
Syntypes CHINA: Wa-shan; Tachien-lu [Kangding], (BMNH, London).. Fletcher (1979) cited "CHINA: west, Wa-shan; Ta-tsien-lu" as the type data.

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Epicterodes was originally proposed as a subgenus of Arichanna Moore, 1868.

Epicterodes Wehrli 1933 was originally an unavailable name as no type-species was designated; Kocak, 1981, Priamus 1 (3) : 102.

Parsons et al. (1999) included EPICTERODES Wehrli, 1933; HEMIPYRRHA Grote, 1896; ICTERODES Butler, 1878; PARICTERODES Warren; PHYLLABRAXAS Leech, 1897; and RHYPARIA Hübner, 1825 as junior synonyms of ARICHANNA Moore, 1868.

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