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

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Genus:
Cyphopteryx Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 404.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Cyphopteryx incurvaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 404.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1934. In: Strand, Lepid. Cat. 61: 32.

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CHAROMMATAEA Hulst, 1896; CNEMODES Guenée, 1858; CYPHOPTERYX Guenée, 1857; DASYCOSYMBIA Grossbeck, 1912; DICHROMATOPODIA Warren, 1895; DYSEPHYRA Warren, 1895; ISSA Walker, 1867; LIGONIA Möschler, 1882; PARADMETA Warren, 1907; PARAZEUXIS Warren, 1907; SCHISTOCOLPIA Warren, 1906; and XENOSTIGMA Warren, 1900 as junior synonyms of SEMAEOPUS Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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