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

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Genus:
Meyrickia Butler, 1884 . Ent. mon. Mag. 21 : 133.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Scotosia panagrata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1360. [(of Barsine Meyrick, 1883)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW ZEALAND: Auckland, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Meyrickia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Barsine Meyrick, 1883.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AEGITRICHUS Butler, 1886; BARSINE Meyrick, 1883; CEROTRICHA Guenée, 1857; CARECOMOTIS Warren, 1896; CHOGADA Moore, 1887; MEYRICKIA Butler, 1884; and NEOCLEORA Janse, 1932 as junior synonyms of CLEORA Curtis, 1825.

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Junior name(s):
Barsine Meyrick, 1883: 530.
Barsine Meyrick, 1884: 100.


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