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

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Genus:
Zirene ; Unger, 1856 . Arch. Freunde NatGesch. Mecklenb. 10 : 61.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Zerene Treitschke, 1825.

See: ABRAXAS Leach, [1815] 1830.

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Senior name:
Abraxas Leach, 1815: 134.


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