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

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Genus:
Arcobara Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1636.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Arcobara microniata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1636.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio de Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. microniata is a junior subjective synonym of Ptychopoda tergeminaria Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): wrapper, pl.59, fig.328.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ARCOBARA.

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