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

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Genus:
Ameria Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 554.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Ameria conformis Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 555.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1954. Zoologica, N.Y. 39: 154.

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AMERIA Walker, 1854 [May 13]; EUPHANESSA Packard, 1864; and LEPTIDULE Butler, 1877 as junior synonyms of EUBAPHE Hübner, 1823.

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