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

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Genus:
Symmimetis Turner, 1907 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 31 : 683.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Symmimetis muscosa Turner, 1907. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 31: 684.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females AUSTRALIA: N[orth] Q[ueensland], Kuranda, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included NEOSCELIDIA Joannis, 1929; and NEOSCELIS Hampson, 1903 as junior synonyms of SYMMIMETIS Turner, 1907.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus SYMMIMETIS.

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