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

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Genus:
Hysterura Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 115.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria multifaria Swinhoe, 1889. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 429, pl.44, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype INDIA: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included EULYGRIS Staudinger, 1897; LYGRIDOPSIS Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of HYSTERURA Warren, 1895.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HYSTERURA

According to Blackwell, 2002 Synergy-Research 32 (4): 205-222 HYSTERURA belongs in the Larentiinae: Cidariini (pers. comm. Peter Roelofs)

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