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

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Genus:
Megaspilates Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 437.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena mundataria Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 243, pl.400, fig.H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [RUSSIA]: Siberia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CONCHIA Hübner, 1825 as a junior synonym of MEGASPILATES Warren, 1894.

only 1 species in the genus MEGASPILATES.

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Junior name(s):
Conchia Hübner, 1825: 337.


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