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

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Genus:
Longipalpa Pagenstecker, 1900 , in Chun. Zoologica, Stuttg. 12(29) : 143.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Longipalpa circumducta Pagenstecker, 1900. In: Chun, Zoologica, Stuttg. 12: 143.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [NEW GUINEA]: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

L. circumducta is currently treated as a subspecies of Bytharia lucida Warren, 1899, Novit. zool. 6: 14.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LONGIPALPA Pagenstecher, 1900; and SILVASPICA Schultze, 1925 as junior synonyms of BYTHARIA Walker, 1865.

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