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

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Genus:
Stratonice Meyrick, 1884 . Trans. N.Z. Inst. 16 : 64.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym & Unnecessary Replacement

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Fidonia catapyrrha Butler, 1877. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 392, pl.43, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Stratonice Malmgren, 1867, Ofvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 24: 163, 171 - Vermes. The objective replacement name is Arctesthes Meyrick, 1885.

Stratonice was again proposed by Meyrick, 1884, Trans. N.Z. Inst. 16: 64.

See: ARCTESTHES Meyrick, 1885.

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Senior name:
Arctesthes Meyrick, 1885: 589.


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