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

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Genus:
Oxymacaria Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 438.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Azata palliata Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 113, pl.151, figs 5, 11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [INDIA]: Nilgiri district, The plateau, 6000-6700 feet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HETEROCALLIA Leech, 1897; and LIGDIFORMIA Wehrli, 1937 as junior synonyms of OXYMACARIA Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 18 species and 14 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus OXYMACARIA.

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Junior name(s):
Xenoneura Warren, 1896: 414.


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