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

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Genus:
Percnoptilota Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 257 [key], 282.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra fluviata Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.54, figs 280, 281.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. fluviata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena obstipata Fabricius, 1794, Ent. Syst. 3 (2): 199.

See also: Nycterosea Hulst, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NYCTEROSEA Hulst, 1896; PERCNOPTILOTA Hulst, 1896; and PLEMYRIA Hübner, 1825 as juniros synonyms of ORTHONAMA Hübner, 1825.

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Junior name(s):
Plemyria Hübner, 1825: 334.


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