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

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Genus:
Cyrtochila Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.105, fig.15. [1875, ibidem Erklärung Tafeln 75 bis 107: 3.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cyrtochila wallacei Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.105, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW GUINEA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

C. wallacei is a junior subjective synonym of Bursada intercisa Walker, [1865] 1864, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 192.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BURSADA Walker, 1865; and CYRTOCHILA Felder, 1874 as junior synonyms of CTIMENE Boisduval, 1832.

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