Hemithea Duponchel, 1829,

Plotkin, David & Kawahara, Akito Y., 2020, Review of recent taxonomic changes to the emerald moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae), Biodiversity Data Journal 8, pp. 52190-52190: 52190

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Hemithea Duponchel, 1829


Hemithea Duponchel, 1829 

Hemithea aestivaria  ( Hübner, 1789)

Hemithea aestivaria alboundulata  (Hedemann, 1879) ("stat. nov.", followed by "syn. rev.")


Hemithea alboundulata  was a junior synonym of H. aestivaria  until Leraut (2009) elevated it to subspecies. Müller et al. (2019) found the justification for this taxonomic change to be too vague and, consequently, revived its status as a synonym of H. aestivaria  .