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

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Genus:
Drepanoptera Turati, 1922 , in Turati & Zanon. Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 61 : 160.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Hypoplectis zanoni Turati, 1919. Naturalista sicil. 23: 312, pl.4, fig.29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Drepanoptera Rothschild, 1895, Novit. zool. 2: 37 - Lepid. Saturniidae. The objective replacement name is Drepanopterula Hedicke, 1923.

See: DREPANOPTERULA Hedicke, 1923.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DREPANOPTERA Turati, 1922 as a jnuior synonym of DREPANOPTERULA Hedicke, 1923.

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Senior name:
Drepanopterula Hedicke, 1923: 72.


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