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

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Genus:
Zermizinga Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1530.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Zermizinga indocilisaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1530.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NEW ZEALAND: [Hawkes Bay or Taupo], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included MNESIGEA Warren, 1897as a junior synonym of ZERMIZINGA Walker, 1863 [February 14].

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus ZERMIZINGA.

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