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

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Genus:
Archiearis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 280.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ARCHIEARINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena parthenias Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 308.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 317.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SWEDEN: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Archiearis was originally placed in the 'Noctuae'.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 13 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ARCHIEARIS.

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Junior name(s):
Brepha Hübner, 1806: [2].
Brephos Hübner, 1806: [2].
Brephos Ochsenheimer, 1816: 96.
Brophos ; Ealand, 1921: 167.
Catoxanthia Sodoffsky, 1837: 89.


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