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

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Genus:
Agirpa Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 413.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Girpa circumdata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 209. [(of Girpa Walker, 1865)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female CONGO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Agirpa was proposed as the objective replacement name for Girpa Walker [1865].

Parsons et al. (1999) included AGIRPA Warren, 1894; AMNEMOPSYCHE Butler, 1869; and GIRPA Walker, 1865 as junior synonyms of TERINA Walker, 1854.


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Junior name(s):
Girpa Walker, 1865: 209.


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