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

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Genus:
Ira Neumoegen, 1890 . Ent. amer. 6 : 63.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Ira gundlachiana Neumoegen, 1890. Ent. amer. 6: 64.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Ira Walker, 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1562, - Lepid., Geometridae. The objective replacement name is Cubira Watson nom. n. [1980].

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Senior name:
Cubira Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980: 47.


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