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

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Genus:
Heterophleps Herrich-Schäffer, 1854 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.41, fig.202. [[1856], ibidem 1 (1): 27, 38.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Heterophleps triguttaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.41, fig.202.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Tennesse[e], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included DYSETHIA Warren, 1893; DYSETHIODES Warren, 1895; and LYGRANOA Butler, 1878; NABBIA Hulst, 1896; and ORTHOLITHOIDIA Wehrli, 1932 as junior synonyms of HETEROPHLEPS Herrich-Schäffer, 1854.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 25 species and 8 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HETEROPHLEPS.

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Junior name(s):
Heterophelps ; Packard, 1876: 46, 192.


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