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

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Somatolophia Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 350.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Somatolophia umbripennis Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 350.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Colorado, (AMNH, New York)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

S. umbripennis is a junior subjective synonym of Gnophos haydenata Packard, 1876, Rep. U.S. geol. geogr. Surv. Terr. (Monogr. Geometrid Moths U.S.) 10: 445, pl.11, fig.27.

Somatolophia is the spelling that has been consistently adopted from a multiple original spelling in which * Somatalophia was used on page 320 (key) and Somatolophia on page 350.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species in the genus SOMATOLOPHIA.

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Junior name(s):
Somatalophia ; Hulst, 1896: 320 (key).

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