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

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Genus:
Bupalus Leach, 1815 , in Brewster. Edinburgh Encycl. 9 : 134.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena piniaria Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 520.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [EUROPE?]: Locality unknown, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et a. (1999, in Scoble) included BUPALA Snellen, 1867; CATOGRAPTA Hübner, 1823; CHLEUASTES Hübner, 1822; and PHAOPHYGA Billberg, 1820 as junior synonyms of BUPALUS Leach, 1815.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus BUPALUS.

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Junior name(s):
Bipalus ; Wardle, 1929: 328.
Bupala Snellen, 1867: 514 (key), 602.
Catograpta Hübner, 1823: 297.
Chleuastes Hübner, 1806: [2].
Chleuastes Hübner, 1818: 27, 30, [33].
Chleuastes Hübner, 1822: 38-52.
Phaophyga Billberg, 1820: 89.


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