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Replacement name for Eupithecia deserticola (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Eupitheciini)

  • Clifford D. Ferris (a1) and Vladimir G. Mironov (a2)

The name Eupithecia deserticola McDunnough, 1946 is a junior secondary homonym of Tephroclystia deserticola Turati, 1934, now included in the genus Eupithecia Curtis. The replacement name Eupithecia jamesi Ferris and Mironov is proposed.

Le nom Eupithecia deserticola McDunnough, 1946 est un homonyme secondaire plus récent de Tephroclystia deserticola Turati, 1934, inclus maintenant dans le genre Eupithecia Curtis. Le nouveau nom de substitution Eupithecia jamesi Ferris and Mironov est proposé.

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International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. 1999. International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. 4th ed. The International Trust for Biological Nomenclature, c/o The Natural History Museum, London.
McDunnough, J. 1946. New North American Eupithecias, II (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). The Canadian Entomologist, 78: 8689.
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Turati, E. 1934. Novità di Lepidopterologia in Cirenaica. iv. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, 73: 159212.
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