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

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Genus:
Euchlaena Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 293.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra obtusaria Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.75, fig.390.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 375.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality not European as implied by the title: occurs in U.S.A. and CANADA

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ENDROPIA Guenée, 1857 as a junior synonym of EUCHLAENA Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 19 species and 8 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EUCHLAENA.

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