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

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Genus:
Mericisca Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 323 [key], 356.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Mericisca gracea Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 356.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype [U.S.A.]: Colorado, (AMNH, New York)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species in the genus MERICISCA.

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