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

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Genus:
Tetraspidoptera Speiser, 1902 . Berl. ent. Z. 47 : 141.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Aspidoptera ambiens Lucas, 1900. Proc. R. Soc. Qd 15: 147.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 202.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male, 1 female [AUSTRALIA]: Queensland, Brisbane, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. ambiens is a junior subjective synonym of Cernia amyclaria Walker, 1860, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 20: 267.

See also: Cernia Walker, 1860.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ASPIDIOPTERA Lucas, 1900; and TETRASPIDOPTERA Speiser, 1902 as junior synonyms of CERNIA Walker, 1860.

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Junior name(s):
Aspidoptera Lucas, 1900: 146.


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