Eupithecia pettyi Prout L. B., 1935

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Larentiinae
GENUS Eupithecia
SPECIES pettyi
AUTHORProut L. B., 1935
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONE.[upithecia] pettyi nom. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Cape Colony, Elsenburg, e. l. v.1923, leg. Petty.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratypes [number not stated], TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe objective replacement name for Eupithecia parallelaria Janse, 1933.
PUBLICATION Prout L. B. 1929–1938. Die Spannerartigen Nachtfalter (Geometridae). Die Afrikanischen Spanner. Geometridae. – In: Seitz A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. - — 16:1–160.
PAGINATION 104 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Western Cape Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls 1–15. 47 (as parallelaria)
South Africa Eastern Cape Krüger M. 2007b. Composition and origin of the geometrid fauna (Lepidoptera) of the Sneeuberge, Eastern Cape, with descriptions of new taxa. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 44:25–66. 384

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