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

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Genus:
Palaeaspilates Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 370.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Palaeaspilates inoffensa Warren, 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 370.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape Colony [Cape Province], Knysna, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Oenochrominae, but was transferred to the Sterrhinae by Prout, 1910, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 104: 4, 38.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANISEPHYRA Warren, 1896 as a junior synonym of PALAEASPILATES Warren, 1894. Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus PALAEASPILATES.

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