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

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Genus:
Drepanogynis Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 92.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Drepanogynis mixtaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 93.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Janse , 1932. Moths S. Afr. 1: 307.

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cap de Bonne-Espéranc [Cape of Good Hope], (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A lectotype was designated by Viette, 1950, Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 19: 202.

Parsons et al. (1999) included APLERONEURA Warren, 1898; LISSODES Warren, 1914; and PHRUDOCHORDA Warren, 1898 as junior synonyms of DREPANOGYNIS Guenée, 1857,

Parsons et al. (1999) included 59 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus DREPANOGYNIS.

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Junior name(s):
Lissodes Warren, 1914: 497.


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