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

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Genus:
Aporoctena Meyrick, 1892 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 6 : 585 [key], 622.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Aporoctena scierodes Meyrick, 1892. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 6: 622.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Brisbane, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CRYPTOSCOPA Turner, 1904 as a junior synonym of APOROCTENA Meyrick, 1892.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus APOROCTENA.

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