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

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Genus:
Zamarada Moore, 1887 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 432.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Zamarada translucida Moore, 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 432.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male INDIA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. The female lectotype is labelled `E.I.C.' [East India Company], without further locality data. The species occurs in WEST MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE and INDONESIA.

Lectotype Desig. by:Fletcher, 1974

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Z. translucida is a junior subjective synonym of Euchloris baliata Felder & Regenhofer, 1875, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2 (Abt.2): pl.127, fig.7.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 259 species and 35 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ZAMARADA.

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Junior name(s):
Rathalla Fletcher, 1974: 72.


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