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

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Genus:
Pachydia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 137.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pachydia abdominaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 138.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 150.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males ? BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. abdominaria is a junior subjective synonym of Thysanopyga apicitruncaria Herrich-Schäffer, [1856] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): wrapper, pl.94, fig.536.

See also Thysanopyga Herrich-Schäffer, [1856].

Parsons et al. (1999) included PACHYDIA Guenée, 1857 as a junior synonym of THYSANOPYGA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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