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

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Genus:
Monostoecha Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 132.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Monotaxis semipectinata Hulst, 1898. Can. Ent. 30: 120. [(of Monotaxis Hulst, 1898)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - including female [U.S.A.]: Ariz[ona], Fort Grant, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name MONOTAXIS Hulst, 1898.

Parsons et al. (1999) included MONOTAXIS Hulst, 1898 as a junior synonym of MONOSTOECHA Fletcher, 1879.

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

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Junior name(s):
Monotaxis Hulst, 1898: 120.


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