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

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Genus:
Sericosema Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Selidosema juturnaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 147. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.15, fig.9]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males [U.S.A.]: California, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included EUEMERA Hulst, 1896 as a junior synonym of SERICOSEMA Warren, 1895.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SERICOSEMA.

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Junior name(s):
Enemera ; Dyar, 1903: 318.
Euemera Hulst, 1896: 320 (key), 340.


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