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

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Genus:
Zeheba Moore, 1887 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 468.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Zeheba aureata Moore, 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 469 (footnote).    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) INDIA: Darjeeling, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Z. aureata was redescribed by Moore, 1888, in Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln late Mr W.S. Atkinson: 263. It is a junior subjective synonym of Macaria lucidata Walker, [1863] 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 26: 1651.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species in the genus ZEHEBA.

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