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

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Genus:
Amblychia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 214.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Amblychia angeronaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 215. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.4, fig.9]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 2 females [INDIA]: Inde centrale [central India], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ELPHOS Guenée, 1857 as a junior synonym of AMBLYCHIA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 21 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus AMBLYCHIA.

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