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

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Genus:
Heterolocha Lederer, 1853 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 3 : 176 [list], 202 [key], 207.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hypoplectis laminaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1852. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 6: 71. [; 1851, ibidem 3: pl.79, figs 489, 490]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [ASIA MINOR]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The figures were published a year before the corresponding text, but the legend to plate 79 is non-binominal.

Parson et al. (1999, in Scoble) treat HETAERA Gumppenberg, 1887; NABLA Walker, 1866 [August 4]; and SYMMETRESIA Wehrli, 1937 as junior synonyms of HETEROLOCHA Lederer, 1853.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 42 species and 8 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HETEROLOCHA.

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Junior name(s):
Hetaera Gumppenberg, 1887: 325, 342.


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