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

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Genus:
Apithecia Prout, 1914 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4 : 266.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria viridata Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 661.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 266 is stated on page 265 to be 22.vi.1914 in the English edition and 25.vii.1914 in the German edition.

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

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