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

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Genus:
Athroolopha Lederer, 1853 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 3 : 179 [list], 227 [key], 230.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra pennigeraria Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.70, fig.363.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Wehrli , 1953. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.): 644.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The part of Seitz containing page 644 has appeared only in the German edition.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ATHROOLOPHA.

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Junior name(s):
Atroolopha ; Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 127.


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