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

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Genus:
Zerene Treitschke, 1825 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 5(2) : 444.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena grossulariata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 525.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 110. [(as *glossulariata, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Zerene Hübner, [1819] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett.: 97 - Lepid. Pieridae and a junior objective synonym of Abraxas Leach, [1815].

See: ABRAXAS Leach, [1815] 1830.

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Senior name:
Abraxas Leach, 1815: 134.


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