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

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Genus:
Agriopis Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra leucophaearia Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 101.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Wehrli , 1940. In: Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.): 412.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 412 is stated on page 409 to be 13.viii.1940 in the German edition; the English edition of this part has not been published.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMALTHEA Hübner, 1825; ANISOPTERYX Stephens, 1827; and CRYOPEGA Dumont, 1925 as junior synonyms of AGRIOPIS Hübner, 1825.

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Junior name(s):
Amalthea Gumppenberg, 1887: 326 (key).
Anisopteryx Stephens, 1827: 245.
Anysopteryx ; Duponchel, 1845: 235.


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