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

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Genus:
Peratophyga Swinhoe, 1894 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 204.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Acidalia aerata Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 643.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym and a junior objective synonym of Peratophyga Warren 1894 April 16, Novit. zool. 1: 407.
Page 1 and the cover of Part 1 of Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1894 were incorrectly dated March and April respectively. The correct date of publication of Part 1, 11 May 1894, was established in 1895, Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 1894: xxxv.

See: PERATOPHYGA Warren, 1894 April 16.

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Senior name:
Peratophyga Warren, 1894: 407.


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