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

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Genus:
Epirrhoe Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 328.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra rivata Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.79, fig.409.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 279.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: Phalaena biriviata Borkhausen, 1794, a name not originally included in Epirrhoe and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Warren, 1893, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893: 375.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 26 species and 23 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EPIRRHOE.

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