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

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Genus:
Epiplema Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.58, fig.324.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : URANIIDAE : EPIPLEMINAE

Type-species:
Epiplema acutangularia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.58, fig.324.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Paloda Walker, 1861.

EPIPLEMA was included within the subfamily URANIIDAE: EPIPLEMINAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Epipleura ; Walker, 1861: 834.


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