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

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Genus:
Apicia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 81.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Apicia cayennaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 82. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.5, figs 2, 3]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 16.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia.

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