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

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Genus:
Animomyia Dyar, 1908 . Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 10 : 53.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Animomyia morta Dyar, 1908. Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 10: 53.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [U.S.A.]: California, San Diego County, Grapevine, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Rindge, 1974

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Liparidae (now Lymantriidae), but has since been transferred to the Geometridae by McDunnough, 1917, Ent.News 28: 233.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Animomyia was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; and was transferred to the Geometridae by McDunnough, 1917, Ent. News 28: 233.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GRAEFIA Pearsall, 1910 as a junior synonym of ANIMOMYIA Dyar, 1

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