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

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Genus:
Salpis Mabille, 1885 . Bull. Soc. philomath. Paris (7) 9 : 65.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Salpis antennata Mabille, 1885. Bull. Soc. philomath. Paris (7), 9: 65.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1910. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ARGENTINA]: insulis Magellanicis [Tierra del Fuego], [Ushuaia], (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ANTYGOPHANES Prout, 1910; DASYSTOLE Warren, 1907; DISTAGMA Staudinger, 1899; LASIOPS Warren, 1895; MICRODONTOPERA Prout, 1910; PSEUDOSALPIS Staudinger, 1899; and SALPIS Mabille, 1885 as junior synonym of MALLOMUS Blanchard, 1852.

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