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

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Genus:
Antygophanes Prout, 1910 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Salpis orbifera Prout, 1910. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 324, pl.48, fig.23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male ARGENTINA: [Mendoza Province], Cacheuta, 1245 m, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Antygophanes was originally proposed as a subgenus of Salpis Mabille, 1885.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANTYGOPHANES Prout, 1910; DASYSTOLE Warren, 1907; DISTAGMA Staudinger, 1899; LASIOPS Warren, 1895; MICRODONTOPERA Prout, 1910; PSEUDOSALPIS Staudinger, 1899; and SALPIS Mabille, 1885 as junior synonym of MALLOMUS Blanchard, 1852.

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