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

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Genus:
Exurapteryx Wehrli, 1937 . Ent. Rdsch. 54 : 160.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ourapteryx aristidaria Oberthür, 1911. Étud. Lépid. comp. 5(2): 31, 132, pl.87, fig.847.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: [Szechwan], Siao-Lou, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The original combination of the type-species was published by Oberthür as * Urapteryx aristidaria an incorrect subsequent spelling of Ourapteryx Leach, 1814.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus EXURAPTERYX.

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