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

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Genus:
Argyris Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 12.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Argyris ommatophoraria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 13.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1934. In: Strand, Lepid. Cat. 61: 152.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 female & 1 male SYRIE [LEBANON]: Beyrouth [Beirut], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. ommatophoraria is a junior subjective synonym of Caloptera ocellata Frivaldsky, 1845, Evk. Kiral. Magy. Term. Tars. 1: 185, pl.3, fig.1.

See also: Problepsis Lederer, 1853.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ARGYRIS Guenée, 1858; CALOPTERA Frivaldszky, 1845; and PROBLEPSIODES Warren, 1899 as junior synonyms of PROBLEPSIS Lederer, 1853.


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