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

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Genus:
Diptychia Mabille, 1898 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 66 : 226.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Diptychia rhodotenia Mabille, 1898. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 66: 226.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Thyrididae as a close relative of Siculodes Herrich-Schäffer, [1856], but was transferred to the Geometridae by Whalley, 1964, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (13) 7: 119.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus DIPTYCHIA.

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