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

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Genus:
Amphitape Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : Erklärung pl.109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Amphitape crassitibia Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.109, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male NOVA SEELANDIA [NEW ZEALAND]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. crassitibia is a junior subjective synonym of Ipana leptomera Walker, 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1662.

See also: Ipana Walker, 1858.

Parsons et al. (1999, in Scoble) included AMPHITAPE Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875; ANATOSSA Warren, 1894; ARGUA Walker, 1863 [December 19] ; ATOSSA Meyrick, 1883; DETUNDA Walker, 1865 [April 2]; EPICASIS Meyrick, 1885 IPANA Walker, 1858 [October 9]; and POLITEIA Walker, 1865 [April ] as junior synonyms of DECLANA Walker, 1858 [October 9].

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