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

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Genus:
Pachymeris Gumppenberg, 1887 . Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 49 : 335 [key], 344. [1896, ibidem, 65: 218.]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pachyligia dolosa Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 442. [(of PACHYLIGIA Butler, 1878)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Pachyligia Butler, 1878, which is not preoccupied by Ligia Weber, 1795. Pachymeris is not preoccupied by * Pachymeris Hahn, 1834, which is an incorrect subsequent spelling of Pachymerus Lepeletier & Serville, 1825.

See: PACHYLIGIA Butler, 1878.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PACHYMERIS Gumppenberg, 1887 as a junior synonym of PACHYLIGIA Butler, 1878.

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Senior name:
Pachyligia Butler, 1878: 442.


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