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

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Genus:
Macrolyrcea Butler, 1882 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1882 : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Macrolyrcea moesta Butler, 1882. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes CHILI [CHILE]: Pines Valley, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus MACROLYRCEA.

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