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

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Genus:
Eurychoria Prout, 1916 . Novit. zool. 23 : 39.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Eurychoria oenoptila Prout, 1916. Novit. zool. 23: 40.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males, 6 females [WEST IRIAN]: Central Dutch New Guinea, Mount Goliath, about 139degrees E. longitude, 5000-7000ft, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species and 1 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EURYCHORIA.

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Junior name(s):
Euchoria ; West, 1929: 117.


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