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

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Genus:
Angerona Duponchel, 1829 , in Godart & Duponchel. Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. 7(2) : 104 [key], 180.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena prunaria Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 520.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [EUROPE?]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 10 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ANGERONA.

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Junior name(s):
Augerona ; Desmarest, 1847: 714.


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