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

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Genus:
Caenarthria Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 439.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hyperythra haturata Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 127.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Durban] Port Natal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Caenarthria Thomson, 1869, K. Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa . . . C.A. Virgin 1851-53 2 (Zool.) 1, Insecta: 445 - Diptera. There is no objective replacement name, but H. haturata is a senior subjective synonym of Ochroplutodes sordida Warren, 1895, the type-species of Ochroplutodes Warren, 1895; the latter is thus available as a subjective replacement name.

See: OCHROPLUTODES Warren, 1895.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CAENARTHRIA Warren, 1894; and NEOPOLITA Warren, 1904 as junior synonyms of OCHROPLUTODES Warren 1895.

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Senior name:
Ochroplutodes Warren, 1895: 120.


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