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

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Genus:
Xynonia Prout, 1910 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 104 : 8 [key], 65.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Lyrcea alectoraria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 259. [(of Lyrcea Walker, 1860)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female NEW ZEALAND: [Auckland], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Xynonia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Lyrcea Walker, 1860.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LYRCEA Walker, 1860 [March 10]; and XYNONIA Prout, 1910 as junior synonyms of XYRIDACMA Meyrick, 1888.

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Junior name(s):
Lyrcea Walker, 1860: 259.


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