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

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Genus:
Cymazonita Sodoffsky, 1837 . Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 10(6) : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra clavaria Haworth, 1809. Lepid. Br. : 302. [(but included by Treitschke as cervinata [Denis & Schiffermüller] and designated by Stephens as cervinata Hübner) (of LARENTIA Treitschke, 1825)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Stephens , 1831. Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata), 3: 210.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ENGLAND]: London, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Larentia Treitschke, 1825, which Sodoffsky considered inappropriate.

See: LARENTIA Treitschke, 1825 [October 18].

Parsons et al. (1999) included CYMAZONITA Sodoffsky, 1837; LARENTIA Stephens, 1829; and PLEROCYMIA Hübner, 1825 {December 31] as jnuior synonyms of LARENTIA Treitschke, 1825 [October 18].

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Senior name:
Larentia Treitschke, 1825: 440.


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