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

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Genus:
Gnopharmia Staudinger, 1892 . Dt. ent. Z. 5 : 181.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Gnophos colchidaria Lederer, 1870. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 13: 48, pl.2, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1915. In: Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4: 383.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [USSR]: Transcaucasus [Georgia], Achalziche [Akhaltsikhe], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Neognopharmia Wehrli, 1951 was established to denote a subgenus of Gnopharmia Staudinger, 1892 and was raised to generic level by Hausmann, 1993, Bonner Zoologische Beitraege 44 (3-4) : 239.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species and 15 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus GNOPHARMIA.

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