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

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Genus:
Macaria Curtis, 1826 . British entomology 6 : 132.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
[Phalaena] liturata Clerck, 1759. Icon. Insect. rariorum 1: pl.6, fig.6.

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as liturata Linnaeus, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [EUROPE], [SWEDEN]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Mikkola, 1985

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AZATA Walker, 1860 [March 10]; CATASTICTIS Gumppenberg, 1887; DYSMIGIA Warren, 1895; ELPISTE Gumppenberg, 1887; EPELIS Hulst, 1896; EUFITCHIA Packar, 1876; EUPISTERIA Boisduval, 1840; EUTROPA Hübner, 1831; FIDONIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; GLADELA Grossbeck, 1909; GRAMMATOPHORA Stephens, 1829; HALIA Duponchel, 1829; PARASEMIA Hübner, 1823; PHILOBIA Duponchel, 1829; PHYSOSTEGANIA Warren, 1894; PROUTICTIS Bryk, 1938; PROPHASIANE McDunnough, 1939; PSAMATODES Guenée, 1857; PSEUDOISTURGIA Povolny & Moucha, 1957; SCIAGRAPHIA Hulst, 1896; SPERANZA Curtis, 1828; SYMPHERTA Hulst, 1896; THAMNONOMA Lederer, 1853; and XENOECISTA Warren, 1897 as junior synonyms of MACARIA Curtis, 1826 September 1.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 172 species and 35 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus MACARIA.

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Junior name(s):
Maearia ; Seyffer, 1850: 114.


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