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

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Genus:
Periclina Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 80.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Periclina cucurbitata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 81.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 158.

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species in the genus PERICLINA.

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