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

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Genus:
Garaeus Moore, 1867 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867 : 623.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Garaeus specularis Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 623, pl.32, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included DREPANOPSIS Warren, 1896; and EPIFIDONIA Butler, 1886 as junior synonyms of GARAEUS Moore, 1868.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 27 species and 14 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus GARAEUS.

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Junior name(s):
Garoeus ; Hampson, 1898: 719.


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