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

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Genus:
Amaurinia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 385.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Amaurinia hyperythraria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 386.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 8.

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

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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