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

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Genus:
Apochima Agassiz, 1847 . Nomencl. zool. (Index univ.) : 29.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Amphidasis flabellaria Heeger, 1838. Beitr. Schmett. : 6, pl., figs 6-112. [(of Apocheima Herrich-Schäffer, 1838)]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) ITALY: Sicily, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Apochima was proposed as the objective replacement name for Apocheima Herrich-Schäffer, 1838.

The `Index universalis' was published as Fascicle 12 of the Nomencl. zool.; Apochima is dated from the wrapper of Fascicle 12, not from its title-page which is dated 1846.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus APOCHIMA.

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Junior name(s):
Acanthocampa Dyar, 1905: 951.
Apocheima Herrich-Schäffer, 1838: wrapper (legend for fig.11).
Apochima ; Lederer, 1853: 218.
Zamacra Meyrick, 1892: 101 (key), 121.


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