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

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Genus:
Fritzwagneria Wehrli, 1941 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 438.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nychiodes dalmatina Wagner, 1909. Ent. Z., Stuttgart 23: 18.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [YUGOSLAVIA]: Dalmatia, Zadar (Zaras), (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Fritzwagneria was originally proposed as a subgenus of Nychoides Lederer, 1853.
N. dalmatina was originally proposed in the combination Nychoides lividaria dalmatina Wagner; it was raised to specific rank by Warnecke, 1925, Int. ent. Z. 19: 18.

The part of Seitz containing page 438 has appeared only in the German edition; on page 433 the date of its publication is stated to be 28.v.1941.

Parsons et al. (1999) included COMEESIA Wehrli, 1941; EUNYCHIODES Wehrli, 1941; and FRITZWAGNERIA Wehrli, 1941 as junior synonyms of NYCHIODES Lederer, 1853.

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