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

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Genus:
Opisthograptis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 292.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena crataegata Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 336.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. crataegata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena luteolata Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 525.

Parsons et al. (1999) included RUMIA Duponchel, 1829 as a junior synonym of OPISTHOGRAPTIS Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus OPISTHOGRAPTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Opistograptis ; Hübner, 1826: 50.
Rumia Duponchel, 1829: 103 (key), 117.


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