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

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Genus:
Stegania Guenée, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 270.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra permutataria Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.17, fig.92.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1848. In: d'Orbigny, Dict. univl Hist. Nat. 11: 809. [(but included by Guenée and Duponchel and designated by Desmarest as *permutaria, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. permutataria is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena trimaculata Villers, 1789, Caroli Linn. Ent. 2: 384.

Stegania Guenée, 1845, was designated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Yazaki, 1992, Tinea 13 (Suppl. 2) : 22.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CALOMICTA Gumppenberg, 1887; EUSTEGANIA Gumppenberg, 1887; and TERPNOMICTA Lederer, 1852 as junior synonyms of STEGANIA Guenée, 1845.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species and 9 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus STEGANIA.

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Junior name(s):
Stegalia ; Desmarest, 1847: 715.
Terpnomicta Lederer, 1853: 175 (list), 196 (key), 199.


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