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

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Genus:
Epione Duponchel, 1829 , in Godart & Duponchel. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2) : 105 [key], 211.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra paralellaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 104.

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but included and designated as *parallelaria, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EPIONE.

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