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

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Genus:
Heterochasta Meyrick, 1891 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 5 : 793 [key], 808.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria conglobata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1411.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus HETEROCHASTA.

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