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

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Genus:
Deileptenia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 316.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
[Phalaena] ribeata Clerck, 1759. Icon. Insect. rariorum 1: pl.6, fig.5.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Wehrli , 1943. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.): 496.

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 496 is stated on page 489 to be 18.viii.1943 in the German edition; the English edition of this part has not been published.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DILOPTENIA Agassiz, 1947 as a junior synonym of DEILEPTENIA Hübner, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus DEILEPTENIA.

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Junior name(s):
Diloptenia ; Agassiz, 1847: 118, 124.


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