Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Amoebe Hübner, 1825
Verz. bekannt. Schmett.
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE
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by subsequent designation by
Generic Names Moths World
[(but listed by Hübner as *pectinaria Knoch, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..
Fletcher (1979) stated:-
1. Phalaena bidentata Hufnagel, 1767, a name not originally included in Amoebe, and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Warren, 1893, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893: 372.
2. Phalaena viridaria Fabricius, 1775, a name not originally included in Amoebe and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Hulst, 1896, Trans. Am. ent. Soc. 23: 292.
Parsons et al. (1999) included AMOEBE Hübner, 1825; CALLISTIGIA Agassiz, 1847; ERINOBIA Stephens, 1850; EUPERIZOMA Warren, 1900; and PSEUDOBAPTRIA Inoue, 1982 as junior synonyms of COLOSTYGIA Hübner, 1825.
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Amaebe ; Stephens, 1835: 415.