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

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Genus:
Terpne Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 6.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 5

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the Int. Commn zool. Nom. 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 216.

Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Names in Zoology with Name No. 1885.

The only included species, * Terpne bistrigaria Hübner, 1808, ibidem: 6, was later made nomenclaturally available as Nemoria bistriaria Hübner, 1818.

See: NEMORIA Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Nemoria Hübner, 1818: 25.


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