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

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Genus:
Bronchelia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 286.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena hortaria Fabricius, 1794. Entomologia systematica 3(2): 138.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 359.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Epimecis Hübner, [1825].

See: EPIMECIS Hübner, [1825] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BRONCHELIA Guenée, 1858 as a junior synonym of EPIMECIS Hübner, 1825.

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Senior name:
Epimecis Hübner, 1825: 315.


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