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

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Genus:
Brephos Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 96.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ARCHIEARINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena parthenias Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 308.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Brephos Hübner, [1813], Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl.[198] - Lepid. Agaristidae. The objective replacement name is Archiearis Hübner, [1823].

See: ARCHIEARIS Hübner, [1823] 1816.

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Senior name:
Archiearis Hübner, 1823: 279, 280.


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