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

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Genus:
Mimandria Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 88. [Nomenclaturally available, but without described species being included until Swinhoe, 1904, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1904: 541.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Mimandria insularis Swinhoe, 1904. Novit. zool. : 541.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

When Warren established Mimandria he designated Mimandria insularis Warren as type-species; M. insularis was then a nomen nudum.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus MIMANDRIA.

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