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

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Genus:
Geria Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (14) : 1343 [key], 1366.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Geria restituta Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1366.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - including 2 males [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC] & [VENEZUELA]: St Domingo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. restituta is a junior subjective synonym of Ophisma ablunaris Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 7: 237.

Poole (1989) included GERIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of ACHAEA Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus GERIA.

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