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

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Genus:
Callizzia Packard, 1876 . Monogr. Geometrid Moths U.S. 10 : 312, 314.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : URANIIDAE : EPIPLEMINAE

Type-species:
Callizzia amorata Packard, 1876. Rep. U.S. geol. geogr. Surv. Territ. (Monogr. Geometrid Moths U.S.), 10: 315, pl.10, fig.33.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: New York, Albany, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Epiplemidae, where it was placed by Dyar, [1903] 1902, Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 52: 350.

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Junior name(s):
Calligia ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 432.


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