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

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Genus:
Argyrotome Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 403.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ephyra mira Oberthür, 1883. Étud. ent. 7: 33, pl.2, fig.12.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [PERU]: [Amazonas], Huambo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PARARGYROTOME Debauche, 1937 as a junior synonym of ARGYROTOME Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ARGYROTOME.

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