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

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Genus:
Authaemon Turner, 1919 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 44 : 296.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Authaemon poliophara Turner, 1919. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 44: 297.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3, both sexes AUSTRALIA: Vic[toria], Birchip, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus AUTHAEMON.

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