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

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Genus:
Poecilophasia Stephens, 1831 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3 : 314.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena marginata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 527.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Lomaspilis Hübner, [1825].

See: LOMASPILIS Hübner, [1825] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LOMATOSPILUS Agassiz, 1847; and POECILOPHASIA Stephens, 1831 as junior synonyms of LOMASPILIS Hübner, 1825.

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Senior name:
Lomaspilis Hübner, 1825: 306.


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