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

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Genus:
Idaea Treitschke, 1825 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 5(2) : 446.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena aversata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 526.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 452.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) FINLAND: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The objective synonyms Idaea Treitschke and Arrhostia Hübner were both proposed in 1825. The dates of publication of the relevant parts of the works concerned were discussed by Fletcher, 1966, Entomologist's Gaz. 17: 10-12.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANDRAGRUPOS Hampson, 1891; ANIA Stephens, 1831; ANTEOIS Warren, 1900; APHROGENEIA Gumppenberg, 1896; ARGIA Gumppenberg, 1890; ARGYROSCELIA Warren, 1907; ARRHOSTIA Hübner, 1825 [December 31]; BRACHYPROTA Warren, 1897; CACORISTA Warren, 1899; CARPHOXERA Riley, 1891; CYSTEOPHORA Hulst, 1900; DEINOPYGIA Warren, 1904; EUPHENOLIA Grossbeck, 1907; GNIDIA Gumppenberg, 1890; GONIACIDALIA Packard, 1873; HEMIPOGON Warren, 1897; HIRTHESTES Dognin, 1914; HYRIA Stephens, 1829; HYRIOGONA Warren, 1900; JANARDA Moore, 1888; LEPTACME Warren, 1897; LOBURA Warren, 1906; NEOCHRYSA Warren, 1900; OMOPERA Warren, 1906; PAREUPITHEX Warren, 1907; PELAGIA Gumppenberg, 1890; POGONOGYA Warren, 1900; POLYGRAPHODES Warren, 1897; PROSPASTA Warren, 1900; PTENOPODA Hulst, 1896; PTYCHOPODA Curtis, 1826; PYCTIS Hübner, 1825; PYTHODORA Meyrick, 1886; SCHEMATORHAGES Warren, 1905; STERRHA Hübner, 1825 [December 31]; SYNOMILA Hulst, 1896; THYSANOTRICHA Warren, 1903; XENOCENTRIS Meyrick, 1889; and ZEUCTONEURA Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of IDAEA Treitschke, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 667 species and 167 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus IDAEA.

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Junior name(s):
Argia Gumppenberg, 1890: 483, 492.
Arrhostia Hübner, 1825: 311.
Cnidia ; Gumppenberg, 1892: 223.
Gnidia Gumppenberg, 1890: 482 (key).
Idoea ; Cotes & Swinhoe, 1888: 574.
Pelagia Gumppenberg, 1890: 483.


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