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

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Genus:
Geometrimima Holland, 1894 . Psyche, Camb. 7 : 142.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Geometrimima callista Holland, 1894. Psyche, Camb. 7: 142, pl.4, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female WEST AFRICA: ? Locality, (CMNH, Pittsburgh)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GEOMETRIMIMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus GEOMETRIMIMA.

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