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

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Genus:
Sirinopteryx Butler, 1883 . J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 17 : 197 [key], 201, pl.9, figs 15, 16.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ourapteryx rufivinctata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1747.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

In the original combination of the type-species the generic name was published as * Urapteryx, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Parsons et al. (1999) included STENORUMIA Hampson, 1895 as a junior synonym of SIRINOPTERYX Butler, 1883.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SIRINOPTERYX.

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