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

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Genus:
Sparta Staudinger, 1862 . Stett. ent. Ztg 23 : 267.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Sparta paradoxaria Staudinger, 1862. Stett. ent. Ztg 23: 269.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) GREECE, [PELOPONNES]: Taygotos Mountians, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

S. paradoxaria is a junior subjective synonym of Celonoptera mirificaria Lederer, 1862 May, Berl. ent. Z. 6: 59.

See also: Celonoptera Lederer, 1862.

Parsons et al. (1999) included SPARTA Staudinger, 1862 as a junior synonym of CELONOPTERA Lederer, 1862.

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