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

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Genus:
Phacelophora Staudinger, 1899 . Ergebn. Hamburg. Magalhaensischen Sammelr. 4(7) : 98.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria perornata Mabille, 1885. Bull. Soc. philomath. Paris (7), 9: 69.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The title-page of part 7 is dated 1898, but the actual date of publication, January 1899, is printed on page [118], the legend to the plate.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DIPHACELOPHORA Berg, 1901; and PHACELOPHORA Staudinger, 1899 as junior synonyms of HOPLOSAURIS Butler, 1882.

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Junior name(s):
Diphacelophora Berg, 1901: 311.


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