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

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Genus:
Erateina Doubleday, 1848 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 5 : 111.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Erateina zoraida Doubleday, 1848. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 5: 113, pl.12, figs 1, 1a, 2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 77.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 85 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ERATEINA.

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