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

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Genus:
Heterostegane Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 35 [list], 142.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Macaria subtessellata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1648.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [INDIA]: Canara [Kanara], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CHROSTOBAPTA Warren, 1907; DEUTEROSTEGANE Wehrli, 1939; and LIPOSCHEMA Warren, 1914 as junior synonyms of HETEROSTEGANE Hampson, 1893.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 42 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HETEROSTEGANE.

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