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

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Genus:
Pseudapicia Schaus, 1901 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 27 : 243.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pseudapicia basivirida Schaus, 1901. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 27: 244.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [PERU]: Peruvian Amazons, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

When originally proposed, Pseudapicia contained a second species, doubtfully included, which under Article 68(c) of the Code is not eligible for selection as type-species.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PSEUDAPICIA Schaus, 1901 as a junior synonym of AENICTES Warren, 1895.

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