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

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Genus:
Phyllometra Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 193.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phyllometra gracilaria Boisduval, 1840. Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 193.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included as gracilaria Rambur, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SPAIN: southern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included EGEA Duponchel, 1845 as a junior synonym of PHYLLOMETRA Boisduval, 1840.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus PHYLLOMETRA.

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