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

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Genus:
Callurapteryx Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 399.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Uropteryx saturniaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.72, fig.414.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *Urapteryx, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

U. saturniaria is dated from the wrapper, not from the title-page, which is dated 1850-1858.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ARGYROPLUTODES Warren, 1894; CALLURAPTERYX Warren, 1894; and OPHTHALMOPHORA Guenée, 1857 a junior synonyms of OPISTHOXIA Hübner, 1825.

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