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

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Genus:
Pachyligia Butler, 1878 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 : 442.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pachyligia dolosa Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 442.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PACHYMERIS Gumppenberg, 1887 as a junior synonym of PACHYLIGIA Butler, 1878.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PACHYLIGIA.

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Junior name(s):
Pachymeris Gumppenberg, 1887: 335 (key), 344.


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