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

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Genus:
Anticlea Stephens, 1831 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3 : 236.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra derivata Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 113.

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 EAROPHILA Gumppenberg, 1887 as a junior synonym of ANTICLEA Stephens, 1831.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 18 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ANTICLEA.

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