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

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Genus:
Peristygis Wehrli, 1941 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 471.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tephrosia charon Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 397.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Hakodate; Yokohama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The part of Seitz containing page 471 has appeared only in the German edition ; on page 465 the date of its publication is stated to be 17.x.1941.

Peristygis was originally proposed as a subgenus of Boarmia Treitschke, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PERISTYGIS Wehrli, 1941 as a junior synonym of HETERARMIA Warren, 1895.

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Junior name(s):
Gymnocleora Inoué, 1953: 15.
Peristygia ; Inoué, 1955: 118, 119.


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