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

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Genus:
Deileptena Guérin-Méneville, 1831 , in Duperrey. Voy. autour Monde Coquille (Zool.) Atlas(Insects) : pl.19, fig.3. [[1838] 1830, ibidem (Zool.) 2 (2): 283.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Deileptena poeyii Guérin-Méneville, 1831. In: Duperrey, Voy. autour Monde Coquille : pl.19, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [NEW GUINEA]: [West Irian, Waigeo Island], Offak, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included DEILEPTENA Guérin-Méneville, 1831; EUSCHEMA Hübner, 1819; HAZIS Boisduval, 1832; HELEONA Swainson, 1833; PAREUSCHEMA Thierry-Mieg, 1905; and POLENIVORA Gistl, 1848 as junior synonyms of DYSPHANIA Hübner, 1819.

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