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

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Genus:
Herbita Walker, 1860 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (20) : 66, 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Herbita aglausaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 58 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HERBITA Walker, 1860 and a further species in the genus "HERBITA".

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