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

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Genus:
Pseudeuchromia Schultze, 1907 . Philipp. J. Sci. (A) 2(A) : 363.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pseudeuchromia catachroma Schultze, 1907. Philipp. J. Sci. 2(A): 363, text-fig.1, pl.1, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female PHILIPPINES: Mindanao Island, Lake Lanao, Camp Keithley, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. catachroma is a junior subjective synonym of Bursada maculifera Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2 (Abt.2): pl.130, fig.12.

This genus was originally proposed in the Zygaenidae, but has since been transferred to the Geometridae by Tremewan, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 139.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus PSEUDEUCHROMIA.

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