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

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Genus:
Geyeria Buchecker, 1876 . Systema entomologiae (Lepid. Castniidae) : pl.II, pl.25, figs 30, 31, pl.26, fig.32.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Castnia decussata Godart, 1824. In: Godart & Latreille, Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. : 799.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Oiticica , 1955. Revta bras. Ent. 3: 150.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The date of publication of Buchecker's work is taken from Derkson & Scheiding, 1963, Index Litt. ent. (2) 1: 385.

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Junior name(s):
Geyera ; Dalla Torre, 1913: 4.


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