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

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Genus:
Methydata Prout, 1933 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 8 : 68.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Prohydata auster Prout, 1912. Genera Insect. 129: 187.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [BRAZIL]: S[outh] E[ast] Brazil, Sao Paolo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 68 is stated on page 65, in both the German and English editions, to be 16.i.1933.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus METHYDATA.

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