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

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Genus:
Postazuayia Rindge, 1986 . J. Lepid. Soc. 39(2) : 145.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cidariophanes stigmatalis Dognin, 1911. Hétérocères nouv. Am. Sud. 4: 23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males COLOMBIA: Tochesito, 3000 m; Volcanito, 3500 m; Quindin, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Postazuayia is the objective replacement name for the preoccuppied name Azuayia Rindge 1983 nec Dodge 1967 by Rindge, 1986, Journal of the Lepidopterist's Society 39 (2) : 145.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AZUAYIA Rindge, 1983 as a junior synonym of POSTAZUAYIA Rindge, 1986.

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

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Junior name(s):
Azuayia Rindge, 1983: 199.


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