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

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Genus:
Erioptereta Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 77.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Lepidospora lanuginosa Warren, 1906. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 30: 523. [(of Lepidospora Warren, 1906)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BRAZIL: Tijuca, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name LEPIDOSPORA Warren, 1906.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LEPIDOSPORA Warren, 1906 as junior synonyms of ERIOPTERETA Fletcher, 1979.

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

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Junior name(s):
Lepidospora Warren, 1906: 522.


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