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

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Genus:
Diphacelophora Berg, 1901 . Comun. Mus. nac. B. Aires 1 : 311.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria perornata Mabille, 1885. Bull. Soc. philomath. Paris (7), 9: 69. [(of PHACELOPHORA Staudinger, 1899)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ARGENTINE/CHILE]: [Patagonia], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Phacelophora Staudinger, (1899), which is not preoccupied by Phacellophora Brandt, 1835.

See: PHACELOPHORA Staudinger, (1899) 1898.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DIPHACELOPHORA Berg, 1901; and PHACELOPHORA Staudinger, 1899 as junior synonyms of HOPLOSAURIS Butler, 1882.

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Senior name:
Phacelophora Staudinger, 1899: 98.


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