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

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Genus:
Itame Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 299.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra vincularia Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.78, fig.402.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 331. [(as a junior name of *Itama, an incorrect subsequent spelling of the generic name)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ITAME.

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Junior name(s):
Diastictis Meyrick, 1892: 103.
Itama ; Hübner, 1826: 50.


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