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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Helminthoceras Warren, 1896 . Novit. zool. 3 : 381.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Helminthoceras sinuaticornis Warren, 1896. Novit. zool. 3: 381.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW GUINEA: [West Irian], Humboldt Bay, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ANISOCOLPIA Warren, 1899; ANTHIERAX Warren, 1905; COPTOGONIA Warren, 1896; HELMINTHOCERAS Warren, 1896; HOLORISTA Warren, 1894; PSEUDOSCHISTA Warren, 1896; and REMODES Guenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of SAURIS Guenée, 1857.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to HELMINTHOCERAS and included species.


Submit correction/addition