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

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Genus:
Perixera Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 209.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Perixera prionodes Meyrick, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 209.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1908. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 32: 687.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) FIJI: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BRACHYCOLA Warren, 1897; and CONCHOCOMETA Warren, 1895; CRYPSIPLOCIA Warren, 1902; EMMESURA Warren, 1898; EREMOCENTRA Warren, 1903; HETEREPHYRA Warren, 1895; PHRISSOSCELES Warren, 1896; PLATISODES Warren, 1896; PLOCUCHA Warren, 1896; STIBAROSTOMA Warren, 1896; TRIRACHOPODA Hampson, 1893; and XENOPRORA Warren, 1897 as junior synonyms of PERIXERA Meyrick, 1886.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 80 species and 46 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PERIXERA.

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