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

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Genus:
Epigelasma Prout, 1930 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 16 : 20,.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Epigelasma meloui Prout, 1930. In: Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde. 16: 20, pl.3c.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - including male, 1 female [MADAGASCAR]: Diego Suarez, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 20 is stated on page 17, in both the German and English editions, to be 8.v.1930.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 23 species in the genus EPIGELASMA.

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