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

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Genus:
Terpne Hübner, 1806 . Tentamen determinationis digestionis : [2].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 5

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1926, Smithson. misc. Collns 73 (4) Opinion 97: 19. Also idem, 1954, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 6 Opinion 278: 140.

Only included species: Phalaena papilionaria Linnaeus, 1758.

See: GEOMETRA Linnaeus, 1758.

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Senior name:
Geometra Linnaeus, 1758: 519.


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