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

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Genus:
Hemithea Duponchel, 1829 , in Godart & Duponchel. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2) : 106 [key], 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra aestivaria Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.2, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included GEOMETRINA Motschulsky, 1861; LOPHOCRITA Warren, 1894; and MIXOLOPHIA Warren, 1894 as junior synonyms of HEMITHEA Duponchel, 1829.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 31 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HEMITHEA.

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