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

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Genus:
Galactopteryx Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 400.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Galactopteryx penicillata Warren, 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 400.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included GALACTOPTERYX Warren, 1894; GONORTHUS Butler, 1883; RIPULA Guenée, 1858; and SYLLEXIS Guenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of SERICOPTERA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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