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

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Genus:
Heliomata Grote & Robinson, 1866 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 6 : 29.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Baptria infulata Grote, 1863. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2: 67, pl.3, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 325.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [U.S.A.]: Northern Virginia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PEPASMENOPTERA Gumppenberg, 1887 as a junior synonym of HELIOMATA Grote & Robinson, 1866

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HELIOMATA.

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Junior name(s):
Haliommata ; Packard, 1876: 45, 46.


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