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

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Genus:
Aspitates Treitschke, 1825 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 5(2) : 431.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra gilvaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 102.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 109.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included APOASPILATES Wehrli, 1954; ASPILATA Unger, 1856; ASPILATES Treitschke, 1827; ERSCHOFFIA Swinhoe, 1900; EVERSMANNIA Erschoff, 1871; NAPUCA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; NYCTIPHANTA Hulst, 1896; PARALLELA Sodoffsky, 1837; PSEUDOSIONA Butler, 1893; SEMIASPILATES Wehrli, SINOPE Gumppenberg, 1887; and TOXOGRAMMIA Gumppenberg, 188 as junior synonyms of ASPITATES Treitschke, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 23 species and 15 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ASPITATES.

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Junior name(s):
Aspilades ; Heydenreich, 1846: 14.
Aspilata ; Unger, 1856: 61.
Aspilates ; Treitschke, 1827: 126.
Parallela Sodoffsky, 1837: 90.


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