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

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Genus:
Semaeopus Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.59, fig.327. [[1856], ibidem 1:25, 36]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Semaeopus serrilinearia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.59, fig.327.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CHAROMMATAEA Hulst, 1896; CNEMODES Guenée, 1858; CYPHOPTERYX Guenée, 1857; DASYCOSYMBIA Grossbeck, 1912; DICHROMATOPODIA Warren, 1895; DYSEPHYRA Warren, 1895; ISSA Walker, 1867; LIGONIA Möschler, 1882; PARADMETA Warren, 1907; PARAZEUXIS Warren, 1907; SCHISTOCOLPIA Warren, 1906; and XENOSTIGMA Warren, 1900 as junior synonyms of SEMAEOPUS Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 148 species and 36 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SEMAEOPU

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