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

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Genus:
Pareumelea Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 401.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Eumelea eugeniata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 394. [(the objective replacement name for Phalaena fimbriata Stoll, 1782, see Notes)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as fimbriata Cramer, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [MOLUCCAS]: [Seram], Ambon, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Eumelea eugeniata was proposed by Guenée as the objective replacement name for Phalaena fimbriata Stoll, 1782, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) 4: 236, pl.398, fig.N, a junior primary homonym of Phalaena fimbriata Schreber, 1759, Novae Species Insect.: 13, fig.9 - Lepid. Noctuidae.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PAREUMELEA.

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