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

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Genus:
Lampropteryx Stephens, 1831 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3 : 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra suffumata Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 316.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 101.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ANISOBOLE Warren, 1902; PARACOMUCHA Warren, 1904; and PARALOPHIA Warren, 1893 as junior synonyms of LAMPROPTERYX Stephens, 1831.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LAMPROPTERYX.

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Junior name(s):
Anisobole Warren, 1902: 514.


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