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

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Genus:
Pseudosestra Butler, 1882 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1882 : 389.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Lozogramma obtusaria Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 985.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *obtusata, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW ZEALAND: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

L. obtusaria is a junior subjective synonym of Macaria humeraria Walker, 1861, ibidem 23: 940.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMASTRIS Meyrick, 1883; and PSEUDOSESTRA Butler, 1882 as junior synonyms of SESTRA Walker, 1863.

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