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

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Genus:
Ischnopterix Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 332.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fabiana Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 227, 249, pl.397, fig.H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included by Hübner as chlorosata, an unnecessary objective replacement name)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AMBLURODES Warren, 1900; ISCHNOPTERIX Hübner, 1825; ISCHNOPTERYX Agassiz, 1847; SYRTODES Guenée, 1858; and TRICHOSTICHIA Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of ISCHNOPTERIS Hübner, 1823.

Pitkin (2002) included Ischnopterix Hübner, [1825] 1816; Ischnopteryx Agassiz, 1847; Trichostichia Warren, 1895; Amblurodes Warren, 1900; and Anischnopteris Rindge, 1983 as junior synonyms of Ischnopteris Hübner, [1823] 1806.

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Junior name(s):
Ischnopteryx ; Agassiz, 1847: 196.


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