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

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Genus:
Terpne Kirby, 1897 . Hand-Book Order Lepid. 5 : 217.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Synonym

Homonyms: 5

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Notes:
Record from the BMNH card index of Lepidoptera names.

The card index gives TERPNE Kirby, 1897: 217 as a junior synonym of GEOMETRA Linnaeus, 1758: 519.

The index card does not include a type-species!

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Senior name:
Geometra Linnaeus, 1758: 519.


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