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

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Genus:
Eupisteria Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 192.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra quinquaria Hübner, 1822. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.100, figs 516, 517.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1966. Entomologists Gaz. 17: 15.

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. quinquaria is a junior subjective synonym of Geometra brunneata Thunberg, 1784, Diss. ent. sistens Insecta Suecica (1): 9.
Incorrect type-species: Noctua famula Esper, 1787, a name not originally included in Eupisteria and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by prout, 1905, Trans. Cy Lond. ent. nat. Hist. Soc. 1904: 38.

See also: Speranza Curtis, 1828.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AZATA Walker, 1860 [March 10]; CATASTICTIS Gumppenberg, 1887; DYSMIGIA Warren, 1895; ELPISTE Gumppenberg, 1887; EPELIS Hulst, 1896; EUFITCHIA Packar, 1876; EUPISTERIA Boisduval, 1840; EUTROPA Hübner, 1831; FIDONIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; GLADELA Grossbeck, 1909; GRAMMATOPHORA Stephens, 1829; HALIA Duponchel, 1829; PARASEMIA Hübner, 1823; PHILOBIA Duponchel, 1829; PHYSOSTEGANIA Warren, 1894; PROUTICTIS Bryk, 1938; PROPHASIANE McDunnough, 1939; PSAMATODES Guenée, 1857; PSEUDOISTURGIA Povolny & Moucha, 1957; SCIAGRAPHIA Hulst, 1896; SPERANZA Curtis, 1828; SYMPHERTA Hulst, 1896; THAMNONOMA Lederer, 1853; and XENOECISTA Warren, 1897 as junior synonyms of MACARIA Curtis, 1826 September 1.

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Junior name(s):
Eupistheria ; Sèlys-Longchamps, 1845: 34.


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