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

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Genus:
Racheospila Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 372.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Racheospila lixaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 374.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 314.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Racheospila Guenée, 1857, was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Pitkin, 1993, Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Series 62 (2) : 55.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANAPLODES Packard, 1876; ANNEMORIA Packard, 1876; APLODES Guenée, 1858; BLECHROMA Möschler, 1882; DRYADOPSIS Warren, 1897; EUNEMORIA Packard, 1873; HIPPARCHISCUS Walsh, 1864; LEPTOGRAPHA Hübner, 1823; MIANTONOTA Warren, 1895; and RACHEOSPILA GUenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of NEMORIA Hübner, 1818.

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