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

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Genus:
Sinope Gumppenberg, 1887 . Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 49 : 332 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available, but without included species until Gumppenberg, 1896, ibidem 65:245.]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena ochrearia Rossi, 1794. Fauna Etrusca 2: 33, pl.7, fig.N.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ITALY]: Etruria [Tuscany and part of Umbria], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included APOASPILATES Wehrli, 1954; ASPILATA Unger, 1856; ASPILATES Treitschke, 1827; ERSCHOFFIA Swinhoe, 1900; EVERSMANNIA Erschoff, 1871; NAPUCA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; NYCTIPHANTA Hulst, 1896; PARALLELA Sodoffsky, 1837; PSEUDOSIONA Butler, 1893; SEMIASPILATES Wehrli, 1953; SINOPE Gumppenberg, 1887; and TOXOGRAMMIA Gumppenberg, 188 as junior synonyms of ASPITATES Treitschke, 1825.

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