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

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Genus:
Drepanulatrix Gumppenberg, 1887 . Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 49 : 330 [key].

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tephrosia falcataria Packard, 1873. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 16: 32, pl.1, fig.20.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: California, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Aethyctera Hulst, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AETHYCTERA Hulst, 1896 as a junior synonym of DREPANULATRIX Gumppenberg, 1887.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species and 10 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus DREPANULATRIX.

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