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

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Genus:
Luxiaria Walker, 1860 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (20) : 231.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Luxiaria alfenusaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 232.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BORNEO]: SARAWAK: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

L. alfenusaria Walker is a junior subjective synonym of Drepanodes phyllosaria Walker, 1860, ibidem 20: 82.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BITHIODES Warren, 1894; EUIPPE Meyrick, 1886; HYPOCHARIESSA Turner, 1947; IDIOTEPHRA Warren, 1899 as junior synonyms of LUXIARIA Walker, 1860 [March 10].

Parsons et al. (1999) included 41 species and 11 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LUXIARIA.

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