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

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Genus:
Noreia Walker, 1861 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (23) : 947 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available, but without included species until Walker, 1862, ibidem 24: 1092.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : DESMOBATHRINAE

Type-species:
Noreia perdensata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1092.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females CEYLON [SRI LANKA]; NORTH HINDOSTAN [INDIA]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Of the two species subsequently referred to Noreia in 1862, one was doubtfully included; under Article 68(c) of the Code, a doubtfully included species is not eligible for selection as type-species.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PANULIA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of NOREIA Walker, 1861.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species in the genus NOREIA.

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