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

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Genus:
Amygdalopteryx Warren, 1897 . Novit. zool. 4 : 451.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Larentia dulciferata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1203.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality not known. All the specimens associated with the female holotype in the BMNH are from JAMAICA

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AMYGDALOPTERYX Warren, 1897; ARIMA Kaye, 1901; and ERIOPYGIDIA Warren, 1900 as junior synonyms of SPARGANIA Guenée, 1857.

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