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

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Genus:
Cyclophora Stephens, 1829 . Nom. Br. Ins. : 44.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym & Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 4

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Geometra omicronaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 107.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 115.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Cyclophora Hübner, 1822, Syst.-alphab. Verz.: 41, 43 - Lepid. Geometridae and a junior objective synonym of Leucophthalmia Hübner, [1823]. Cyclophora was again proposed by Stephens, 1829 [July], Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (2): 127.

See: LEUCOPHTHALMIA Hübner, [1823] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANISODES Guenée, 1858; CODONIA Hübner, 1823; COSYMBIA Hübner, 1823; CYCLOPHORA Stephens, 1829; EPHYRA Duponchel, 1829; EUEPHYRA Packard, 1873; LEUCOPHTHALMIA Hübner, 1823; MATELLA Gistl, 1848; PACHYTHALIA Warren, 1897; PISORACA Walker, 1861; PROSTENODES Warren, 1903; STREPTOPTERON Swinhoe, 1892; and ZONOSOMA Lederer, 1853 as junior synonyms of CYCLOPHORA Hübner, 1822.

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Senior name:
Leucophthalmia Hübner, 1823: 302.


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