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

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Genus:
Isturgia Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 297.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra conspicuata Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 316.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BICHROMA Gumppenberg, 1887; ENCONISTA Lederer, 1853; and HISTURGIA Agassiz, 1847 as junior synonyms of ISTURGIA Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999, in Scoble) treated ENCONISTA Lederer, 1853 as a junior synonym of ISTURGIA Hübner, 1823.
Parsons et al. (1999) included 40 species and 21 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ISTURGIA.

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Junior name(s):
Histurgia ; Agassiz, 1847: 183, 197.


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