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

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Genus:
Aplocera Stephens, 1829 . Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (Insecta Haustellata) : 141.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym & Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena plagiata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 526.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Aplocera was again proposed by Stephens, 1829 [June], Nom. Br. Insects: 44; 1829 [July], Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (2): 141; and 1831, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3: 295.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANAITIS Duponchel, 1829; HAPLOCERA Agassiz, 1847; and LARISSA Curtus, 1830 as junior synonyms of APLOCERA Stephens, 1827.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 26 species and 19 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus APLOCERA.

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Senior name:
Aplocera Stephens, 1827: 243.


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