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

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Genus:
Megalotica Zimmerman, 1958 . Insects Hawaii 7 : 3, 152 [key], 190.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Dasyuris holombra Meyrick, 1899. Fauna hawaii. 1(2): 168, pl.4, fig.26.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [U.S.A.]: [Hawaii], Maui, Haleakala, 5000 feet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included GELA Zimmerman, 1958 as a junior synonym of MEGALOTICA Zimmerman, 1958.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus MEGALOTICA.

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