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

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Genus:
Alsophila Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 321.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ALSOPHILINAE

Type-species:
Geometra aescularia Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 102.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 257.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ALSOPHILA.

ALSOPHILA was included within the subfamily GEOMETRIDAE: ALSOPHILINAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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