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

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Genus:
Antimimistis Turner, 1922 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 46 : 229 [key], 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Antimimistis illaudata Turner, 1922. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 46: 234.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females AUSTRALIA: North Queensland, Kuranda, near Cairns, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. illaudata is currently treated as a subspecies of Eupithecia attenuata Moore [1887] 1884-7, Lepid. Ceylon 3: 479, pl.206, fig.3.

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

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