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

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Genus:
Erinobia Stephens, 1850 . List Spec. Br. Anim. Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 166.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra multistrigaria Haworth, 1809. Lepid. Br. : 306.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) ENGLAND: Norfolk, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The type-species is dated from the wrapper not from the title-page, which is dated 1803.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMOEBE Hübner, 1825; CALLISTIGIA Agassiz, 1847; ERINOBIA Stephens, 1850; EUPERIZOMA Warren, 1900; and PSEUDOBAPTRIA Inoue, 1982 as junior synonyms of COLOSTYGIA Hübner, 1825.

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