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

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Genus:
Psamatodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 107.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Psamatodes rimosata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 110.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 173. [(but included as rimosata Zeller, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AZATA Walker, 1860 [March 10]; CATASTICTIS Gumppenberg, 1887; DYSMIGIA Warren, 1895; ELPISTE Gumppenberg, 1887; EPELIS Hulst, 1896; EUFITCHIA Packar, 1876; EUPISTERIA Boisduval, 1840; EUTROPA Hübner, 1831; FIDONIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; GLADELA Grossbeck, 1909; GRAMMATOPHORA Stephens, 1829; HALIA Duponchel, 1829; PARASEMIA Hübner, 1823; PHILOBIA Duponchel, 1829; PHYSOSTEGANIA Warren, 1894; PROUTICTIS Bryk, 1938; PROPHASIANE McDunnough, 1939; PSAMATODES Guenée, 1857; PSEUDOISTURGIA Povolny & Moucha, 1957; SCIAGRAPHIA Hulst, 1896; SPERANZA Curtis, 1828; SYMPHERTA Hulst, 1896; THAMNONOMA Lederer, 1853; and XENOECISTA Warren, 1897 as junior synonyms of MACARIA Curtis, 1826 September 1.

Parsons et al. (1999) included the type-species, rimosata Guenée, 1857 in "SEMIOTHISA", even though they also treated PSAMATODES as a junior synonym of MACARIA Curtis, 1826.

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Junior name(s):
Psammatodes ; Packard, 1876: 201, 277.


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