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

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Genus:
Philobia Duponchel, 1829 , in Godart & Duponchel. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2) : 105 [key], 195.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena notata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 523.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but included and designated as Geometra notataria [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung syst. Werkes Schmett. Wienergegend: 104, an unjustified emendation)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Under the Code, Article 67(e), the senior objective synonym, P. notata, is to be cited as the name of the type-species.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AZATA Walker, 1860 [March 10]; CATASTICTIS Gumppenberg, 1887; DYSMIGIA Warren, 1895; ELPISTE Gumppenberg, 1887; EPELIS Hulst, 1896; EUFITCHIA Packar, 1876; EUPISTERIA Boisduval, 1840; EUTROPA Hübner, 1831; FIDONIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; GLADELA Grossbeck, 1909; GRAMMATOPHORA Stephens, 1829; HALIA Duponchel, 1829; PARASEMIA Hübner, 1823; PHILOBIA Duponchel, 1829; PHYSOSTEGANIA Warren, 1894; PROUTICTIS Bryk, 1938; PROPHASIANE McDunnough, 1939; PSAMATODES Guenée, 1857; PSEUDOISTURGIA Povolny & Moucha, 1957; SCIAGRAPHIA Hulst, 1896; SPERANZA Curtis, 1828; SYMPHERTA Hulst, 1896; THAMNONOMA Lederer, 1853; and XENOECISTA Warren, 1897 as junior synonyms of MACARIA Curtis, 1826 September 1.

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