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

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Genus:
Archephanes Turner, 1926 . Pap. Proc. R. Soc. Tasm. 1925 : 104.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Archephanes zalosema Turner, 1926. Pap. Proc. R. Soc. Tasm. 1925: 105.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 5, both sexes [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmania, Mt. Wellington (4000ft); Lake Fenton (3500ft); Cradle Mountain (3000ft), (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus ARCHEPHANES.

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