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

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Genus:
Ellopia Treitschke, 1825 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 5(2) : 429.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fasciaria Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 521.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 9: 130.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Hylaea Hübner, 1822.

The designation of Phalaena fasciaria Linnaeus, by Westwood, 1840, Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2 (Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 100, was for Ellopia Stephens, 1829, not for Ellopia Treitschke, 1825.

See: HYLAEA Hübner, 1822.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ELLIOPIA Stephens, 1829; ELLOPIA Treitschke, 1825; and THERINA Hübner, 1823 as junior synoynms of HYLAEA Hübner, 1822.

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Senior name:
Hylaea Hübner, 1822: 39, 43, 47, 50.


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