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

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Genus:
Mergana Walker, 1860 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (21) : 278 [key], 292.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Mergana aequilinearia Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 292.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: Sylhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AUXIMA Walker, 1863; and MERGANA Walker, 1860 [November 10] as junior synonyms of SARCINODES Guenée, 1857.

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