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

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Genus:
Eubolia Duponchel, 1829 , in Godart & Duponchel. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2) : 109 [key]. [1830, ibidem 8 (1): 162.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena chenopodiata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 525.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as Geometra mensuraria [Denis & Schiffermüller])]

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The type-species was designated and included by Duponchel as Geometra mensuraria [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung syst. Werkes Schmett. Wienergegend: 111, an unjustified emendation of Phalaena mensurata Scopoli, 1763, Ent. Carniolica: 225.

The identity of Phalaena mensurata Scopoli, 1763, remains undetermined, but the species figured by Duponchel, 1830, ibidem 8 (1): pl.182, fig.2 as mensuraria is clearly P. chenopodiata Linnaeus.

Under Article 70(a) of the Code, the case of a misidentified type-species should be referred to the Commission.

Parsons et al. (1999) included EUBOLIA Duponcehl, 1829; EUSEBIA Braund, 1846; EUSEBIA Duponchel, 1845; FORBACHIA Albrecht, 1920; LIMONOPHILA Gumppenberg, 1887; ONYCHIA Hübner, 1825; and PHASIANE Duponchel, 1829 as junior synonyms of SCOTOPTERYX Hübner, 1825.

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