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

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Genus:
Eucosmabraxas Prout, 1937 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 107.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Abraxas placida Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 441.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: Hakodate, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 107 is stated on page 105, in both the German and English editions, to be 24.ii.1937.

Eucosmabraxas Prout in Seitz, 1937, is a valid genus, revalidated by Inoue, Sugi, Kuroko, Moriuti & Kawabe, 1982, Moths of Japan. Vol. 2. (Plates and synonymic catalogue) : 280.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EUCOSMABRAXAS.

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