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

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Genus:
Pancyma Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. N.Z. Inst. 18 : 184.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym & Unnecessary Replacement

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria verriculata Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.131, fig.20. [(of PANOPAEA Meyrick, 1883)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW ZEALAND: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Panopaea Meyrick, 1883, which is not preoccupied by * Panopaea, Lamarck, 1818, Hist. nat. Anim. sans Vertèbres 5: 456 nor by * Panopaea, Adams, 1856, Genera Recent Mollusca 2: 351; both are incorrect subsequent spellings of Panopea Ménard de la Groye, 1807. Nor is it preoccupied by * Panopaea, Felder, 1861, Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 28 (3): 27, an incorrect subsequent spelling of Panopea Hübner, [1819].
Pancyma was again proposed by Meyrick, 1886, Trans. N.Z. Inst. 18: 184.

See: PANOPAEA Meyrick, 1883.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AULOPOLA Meyrick, 1885; HERMIONE Meyrick, 1883; PANCYMA Meyrick, 1885; and PANOPAEA Meyrick, 1883 as junior synonyms of EPIPHRYNE Meyrick, 1883.

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Senior name:
Panopaea Meyrick, 1883: 527.


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