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

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Genus:
Macroxystra Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 122.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Macroctenia epaeneta Turner, 1930. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 55: 38. [(of Macroctenia Turner, 1930)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Western AUSTRALIA, Busselton, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for MACROCTENIA Turner, 1930.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BALLIACE Walker, 1860; DIAMUNA Walker, 1860; DICYCLODES Warren, 1906; GALANAGEIA Lucas, 1900; MACROCTENIA Turner, 1930; MACROXYSTRA Fletcher, 1979; and MONOCTOPHORA Lucas, 1900 as junior synonyms of OENOCHROMA Guenée, 1857. [November 10].

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Junior name(s):
Macroctenia Turner, 1930: 38.
Macrotenia ; Collins, 1962: 125.
Macrotenia ; Neave, 1940: 22.


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