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

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Genus:
Hylemera Butler, 1878 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 2 : 293.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hylemera tenuis Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 2: 294.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) MADAGASCAR: Fianarantsoa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Hylemera was established in the Nyctemeridae, now Arctiidae; its type-species was placed in the Geometridae by Swinhoe, 1904, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1904: 537.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PSEUDOCROCINIS Swinhoe, 1904 as a junior synonym of HYLEMERA Butler, 1878.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 42 species in the genus HYLEMERA.

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