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

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Genus:
Thinopteryx Butler, 1883 . J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 17 : 197 [key], 202, pl.9, figs 13, 14.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ourapteryx crocopterata Kollar, 1844. In: Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 483.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [INDIA]: Himalayas, Massuri [Mussooree], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

In the original combination of the type-species, the generic name was published as * Urapteryx, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus THINOPTERYX.

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