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

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Genus:
Bithia Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1599.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hemerophila exclusa Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 440.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Bithia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863, Hist. nat. Dipt. Paris 1: 770 - Diptera. The objective replacement name is Probithia Warren, 1894.

See: PROBITHIA Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BITHA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of PROBITHIA Warren, 1894.

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Senior name:
Probithia Warren, 1894: 440.


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