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

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Genus:
Vestigifera Gumppenberg, 1887 . Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 49 : 326 [key], 343, 369.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena catenaria Drury, 1773. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index to 1. [; 1770, ibidem 1: 17, pl.8, fig.3 (published without scientific name)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included as catenaria Packard, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Caterva Grote, 1876.

See: CATERVA Grote, 1876.

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Senior name:
Caterva Grote, 1876: 205.


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