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

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Genus:
Monotaxia Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 370.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Cassyma rectilineata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 18.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BORNEO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included MONOTAXIA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of HETERALEX Warren, 1894.

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Junior name(s):
Canonistis Meyrick, 1897: 74.


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