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

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Genus:
Palleopa Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1955.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Palleopa innotata Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1956.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: New South Wales, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

When originally proposed, this genus contained a second species, doubtfully included; under Article 67(h) of the Code, a doubtfully included species is not eligible for selection as type-species.
This genus was originally proposed in the Noctuidae, but has since been transferred to the Geometridae; I have not found any published reference to this transfer.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NYCTILAMPES Goldfinch, 1944 as a junior synonym of PALLEOPA Walker, 1866 [August 4].

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PALLEOPA.

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