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

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Genus:
Minoa Treitschke, 1825 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 5(2) : 445.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra euphorbiata Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 116.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 112.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. euphorbiata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena murinata Scopoli, 1763, Ent. Carniolica: 229.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus MINOA.

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