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

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Genus:
Euchlidon Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 300.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra cruentaria Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.10, fig.48.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: (south-eastern), (? Depository).. Type locality not Europe as implied by the title; occurs in U.S.A. (south-eastern)

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CATOPYRRHA Hübner, 1823; EUCHLIDON Hübner, 1823; PETRODAVA Walker, 1863; SYRRHODIA Hübner, 1823; and TROSTHIS Hübner, 1821 as junior synonyms of ERASTRIA Hübner, 1813.

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