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

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Genus:
Perizoma Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 327.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra albulata Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 109.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 377.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, Depository unknown..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included GAGITODES Warren, 1893 as a junior synonym of PERIZOMA Hübner, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 167 species and 41 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PERIZOMA.

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Junior name(s):
Opisogonia Herrich-Schäffer, 1856: 34.
Zerynthia Curtis, 1830: 296.


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