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

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Genus:
Ratiaria Walker, 1861 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (23) : 814 [key], 827.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ratiaria argentilinea Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 827.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 681.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

R. argentilinea is a junior subjective synonym of Ourapteryx platinata Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 9: 33; in the original combination the generic name was published as * Urapteryx, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

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