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

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Genus:
Anisopteryx Stephens, 1827 , in Anonymous. Retrospective Rev. (2) 1 : 245.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra leucophaearia Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 101.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Agriopis Hübner, [1825]. Anisopteryx was also proposed by Stephens, 1829 [June], Nom. Br. Insects: 43; 1829 [July], Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (2): 116; 1831, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3: 151.

See: AGRIOPIS Hübner, [1825] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMALTHEA Hübner, 1825; ANISOPTERYX Stephens, 1827; and CRYOPEGA Dumont, 1925 as junior synonyms of AGRIOPIS Hübner, 1825.

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Senior name:
Agriopis Hübner, 1825: 320.


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