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

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Genus:
Philtraea Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 321 [key], 364.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Zerene elegantaria Edwards, 1881. Papilio 1: 121.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 1 female [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Tucson, (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species in the genus PHILTRAEA.

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