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

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Genus:
Pherne Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 322 [key], 377.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tetracis parallelia Packard, 1873. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 16: 38.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *parallelaria, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: California, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PHERNE.

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Junior name(s):
Ctenotetracis Warren, 1894: 461.


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