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

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Genus:
Auzea Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1487.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : URANIIDAE : AUZEINAE

Type-species:
Auzea rufifrontaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1487.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Hindostan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Auzea Walker, 1863 was treated in the Epiplemidae by Nye, 1979, 3 : 24. Auzea has subsequently been designated as the type-genus for the new subfamily Auzeinae (Uraniidae), by Minet, 1994, Comptes Rendus de L'Academie des Sciences Serie III Sciences de la Vie 317 (12) : 1093.

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