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

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Genus:
Absyrtes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 226.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Absyrtes magnificaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 226.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 1.

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: THALAINA Walker, 1855.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ABSYRTES Guenée, 1857; MACQUEENIA Turner, 1947; PLUSARGYRIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; and THALAINODES Lower, 1902 as junior synonyms of THALAINA Walker, 1855 [June 9].

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