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

Genus details

Search again

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

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena papilionaria Linnaeus, 1758. Edinburgh Encycl. 1: 522.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1830. British entomology 7: 300. [(of Geometra)]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Geometra Linnaeus, 1758.

See: GEOMETRA Linnaeus, 1758.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to HIPPARCHUS and included species.

Senior name:
Geometra Linnaeus, 1758: 519.


Submit correction/addition