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

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Genus:
Agathia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 380.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra lycaenaria Kollar, 1844. In: Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 486.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 437.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype [INDIA]: Himaleya [Himalayas], Massuri [Mussooree], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HYPAGATHIA Inoue, 1961; and LOPHOCHLORA Warren, 1894 as junior synonyms of AGATHIA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 77 species and 33 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus AGATHIA.

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