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

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Genus:
Idia Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 5.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) and Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 215. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology with Name No. 1863.

The only included species, * Idia longalis Hübner, 1808, ibidem: 5, was later made nomenclaturally available as Micropus longalis Hübner, 1818.

See: SMICROPUS Warren, 1895.

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Senior name:
Smicropus Warren, 1895: 85.


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