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

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Genus:
Gynopteryx Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Gynopteryx gladiaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 78.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 94.

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BRACHYSTICHIA Warren, 1904; GYNOPTERYX Guenée, 1857; and LISSOSTOLODES Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of MICROSEMA Hübner, 1823.

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