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

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Genus:
Ligdiformia Wehrli, 1937 . Ent. Z., Frankf. a.M. 51 : 119.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Macaria temeraria Swinhoe, 1891. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 492.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Khasia Hills, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Ligdiformia was originally proposed as a subgenus of Semiothisa Hübner, 1818.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HETEROCALLIA Leech, 1897; and LIGDIFORMIA Wehrli, 1937 as junior synonyms of OXYMACARIA Warren, 1894.

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