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

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Genus:
Gonorthus Butler, 1883 . J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 17 : 197 [key], 200, pl.9, figs 9, 10.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ourapteryx flavifimbria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but described as *Urapteryx flavifimbria, an incorrect subsequent spelling of the generic name)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female JAMAICA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included GALACTOPTERYX Warren, 1894; GONORTHUS Butler, 1883; RIPULA Guenée, 1858; and SYLLEXIS Guenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of SERICOPTERA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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