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

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Genus:
Episteira Warren, 1899 . Novit. zool. 6 : 36.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Episteira colligata Warren, 1899. Novit. zool. 6: 36.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [LESSER SUNDA ISLANDS]: S[outh] Flores, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EPISTEIRA.

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