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

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Genus:
Cretheis Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 192.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cretheis cymatodes Meyrick, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 193.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AMAURINIA Guenée, 1857; AMPHIBATODES Warren, 1895; ANTHYRIA Swinhoe, 1892; BARDANES Moore, 1888; CAMBOGIA Guenée, 1857; CRETHEIS Meyrick, 1886; PHRUDOPLAGA Warren, 1894; PRASINOSCIA Warren, 1905; PSEUDASTHENA Moore, 1887; and PSILOCAMBOGIA Hampson, 1893 as junior synonyms of EOIS Hübner, 1818.

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