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

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Genus:
Patalene Herrich-Schäffer, 1854 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.40, fig.199. [[1858], ibidem 1: 80.]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Patalene falcularia Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.40, fig.199.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype SURINAM: ? Locality, (SMN, Ludwigsburg)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included COMIBAENA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; DREPANODES Guenée, 1857; HALESA Walker, 1860; and HEMIOPLISIS Herrich-Schäffe, 1855 as junior synonyms of PATALENE Herrich-Schäffer, 1854.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 41 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PATALENE.

Pitkin (2002) included Hemioplisis Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; Comibaena Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; Drepanodes Guenée, [1858]; Halesa Walker, 1860; Astatomorpha Warren, 1894; and Porona Schaus, 1901 as junior synonyms of Patalene Herrich-Schäffer, [1854] 1850-1858.


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