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

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Genus:
Terpne Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 25, 29, [34].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 5

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Not nomenclaturally available from 1818 as a genus-group name. Hübner used Terpne on pages 25 and 29 in a suprageneric sense for one of the names of his tribes (Namen der Stämme) listed on pages [33], [34]. Hübner listed his genus-group names on pages [35], [36].

See: GEOMETRA Linnaeus, 1758.

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Senior name:
Geometra Linnaeus, 1758: 519.


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