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

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Genus:
Theria Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 321.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra rupicapraria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 105.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lhomme , 1929. Cat. Lépid. Fr. Belg. 1: 400.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CHEIMATOBIA Stephens, 1829; and CHIMATOBIA Agassiz, 1847 as junior synonyms of THERIA Hübner, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus THERIA.

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Junior name(s):
Cheimatobia Stephens, 1829: 142.
Cheimatobia Stephens, 1829: 44.
Cheimatobia Stephens, 1831: 274.
Chimatobia ; Agassiz, 1847: 78, 80.


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