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

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Genus:
Piercia Janse, 1933 . Moths S. Afr. 2(1) : 8 (key), 50.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Epirrhoe prasinaria Warren, 1901. Novit. zool. 8: 13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [TANZANIA]: Kilimanjaro, Mamba, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 55 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PIERCIA.

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