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

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Genus:
Eumegethes Staudinger, 1898 . Dt. ent. Z. 10 : 268.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Thalpochares tenuis Staudinger, 1898. Dt. ent. Z. 10: 268, pl.4, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males TUNISIA: Sfax, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Noctuidae, but was subsequently transferred to the Geometridae by Rothschild, 1914, Novit. zool. 21: 341.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus EUMEGETHES.

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