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

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Genus:
Eubaphe Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Eubaphe lobula Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 20, pl.[52], figs 299, 300.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Eubaphe was established in the Arctiidae (by inference) but is currently placed in the Geometridae. Several species of Arctiidae previously placed in Eubaphe are currently placed in Holomelina Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMERIA Walker, 1854 [May 13]; EUPHANESSA Packard, 1864; and LEPTIDULE Butler, 1877 as junior synonyms of EUBAPHE Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 26 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EUBAPHE.

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