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

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Genus:
Drepanopterula Hedicke, 1923 . Dt. ent. Z. 1923 : 72.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Hypoplectis zanoni Turati, 1919. Naturalista sicil. 23: 312, pl.4, fig.29. [(of Drepanoptera Turati, 1922)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 10 [LIBYA]: [Cyrenaica], Benghazi, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Drepanopterula was proposed as the objective replacement name for Drepanoptera Turati, 1922.

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

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus DREPANOPTERULA.

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Junior name(s):
Drepanoptera Turati, 1922: 160.


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