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

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Genus:
Parourapteryx Thierry-Mieg, 1904 . Naturaliste (2) 18 : 183.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Metrocampa sulphuraria Maassen, 1890. In: Reiss & Stübel, Reisen in Süd-Amer. : 34, 156, pl.8, fig.5.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype COLOMBIA: Cerro Pelado, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PAROURAPTERYX.

Pitkin (2002) included Phengommataea Hulst, 1896; and Parourapteryx Thierry-Mieg, 1904 as junior synonyms of Sabulodes Guenée, 1858.

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