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

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Genus:
Merocausta Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 458.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Merocausta elfina Warren, 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 459.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Corcovado; Santos; S. Paolo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BERAMBE Walker, 1860; CROCOPTERYX Guenée, 1857; MAGIDA Walker, 1863; and MEROCAUSTA as junior synonyms of PYRINIA Hübner, 1818.

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