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

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Genus:
Heterusia Hübner, 1831 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 3 : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Heterusia conduplicaria Hübner, 1831. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: 18, pl.[79], figs 459, 460.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio [de] Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included MIMOCHARIS Warren, 1900; and SCORDYLIA Guenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of HETERUSIA Hübner, 1831.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 87 species in the genus HETERUSIA.

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