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

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Genus:
Atyria Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 31.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Atyria isis Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 31, pl.[67], figs 385, 386.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1895. Novit. zool. 2: 84.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 30 species and 10 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ATYRIA.

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Junior name(s):
Alyra ; Köhler, 1924: 13, pl.6.


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