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

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Genus:
Eccoptopteryx Berg, 1899 . Comun. Mus. nac. B. Aires 1 : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Coptopteryx specularia Holland, 1893. Ent. News 4: 173. [(of Coptopteryx Holland, 1893)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male WEST AFRICA: Valley of the River Ogove, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Eccoptopteryx was proposed as the objective replacement name for Coptopteryx Holland, 1893.

Parsons et al. (1999) included COPTOPTERYX Holland, 1893; and ECCOPTOPTERYX Berg, 1899 as junior synonyms of DIOPTROCHASMA Karsch, 1895.

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Junior name(s):
Coptopteryx Holland, 1893: 173.


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