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

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Genus:
Marcodava Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1744.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Marcodava egenaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1745.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [CHILE]: Port Famine, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus MARCODAVA.

Pitkin (2002) included Aconcagua Rindge, 1983 as a junior synonym of Marcodava Walker, [1863] 1862.

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