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

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Genus:
Venusia Curtis, 1839 . British entomology 6 : 759.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Venusia cambrica Curtis, 1839. British entomology 6: folio 759.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype [WALES]: Cardigan[shire], Hafod, near the Devil's Bridge, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included DISCOLOXIA Warren, 1895; and NOMENIA Pearsall, 1905 as junior synonyms of VENUSIA Curtis, 1839.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 42 species and 14 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus VENUSIA.

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Junior name(s):
Venulia ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 430.


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