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

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Genus:
Ligdia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 209.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra adustata Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 114.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HARPICOSTIA Wehrli, 1936 as a junior synonym of LIGDIA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species in the genus LIGDIA.

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Junior name(s):
Zerene van Strom, 1891: 327.


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