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

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Genus:
Epirranthis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 296.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra diversata Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 315.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [GERMANY]: Frankfurt, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

When originally proposed a second specific name, E. * Obfirmaria, was included, but this was a nomen nudum.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PLOSERIA Boisduval, 1840 as a junior synonym of EPIRRANTHIS Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus EPIRRANTHIS.

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Junior name(s):
Epirrhantes ; Hübner, 1823: pl.[219].
Epirrhantis ; Agassiz, 1846: 25.
Ploseria Boisduval, 1840: 190.


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