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

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Genus:
Pimaphera Cassino & Swett, 1927 . Lepidopterist 4 : 81.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pimaphera percata Cassino & Swett, 1927. Lepidopterist 4: 81.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Ariz[ona], Baboquivaria Mts., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Pimaphera was placed in the Sterrhinae by Prout, 1934, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 63: 297, but transferred to the Ennominae by McDunnough, 1938, Mem. sth. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 165.

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

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