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

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Genus:
Meticulodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 192.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Meticulodes spongiata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 193. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.19, fig.7]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AZELINA Guenée, 1857; AZELINOPSIS Warren, 1896; EGABRA Walker, 1858 [October]; EUSENEA Walker, 1860 [March]; MARMAREA Hulst, 1896; METICULODES Guenée, 1857; PERGAMA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 ; STENASPILATES Packard, 1876; and STENODONTA Warren, 1905 as junior synonyms of PERO Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

Pitkin (2002) included Pergama Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; Azelina Guenée, [1858]; Synemia Guenée, [1858]; Meticulodes Guenée, [1858]; Egabra Walker, 1858; Eusenea Walker, 1860; Stenaspilates Packard, 1876; Azelinopsis Warren, 1896; Marmarea Hulst, 1896; Stenodonta Warren, 1905; and Neodontopera Warren, 1906 as junior synonyms of Pero Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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