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

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Genus:
Gueneria Packard, 1876 . Monogr. Geometrid Moths U.S. 10 : 300, 307.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ellopia basiaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1508.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [U.S.A.]: New York, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

E. basiaria is a junior subjective synonym of Acidalia similaria Walker, 1860, Can. Nat. & Geol. 5: 261. Included by Packard as * Basiata Packard, an incorrect subsequent spelling and an incorrect authorship.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus GUENERIA.

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