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

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Genus:
Hierochthonia Prout, 1912 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 129 : 13 [key], 204.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Microloxia pulverata Warren, 1901. Novit. zool. 8: 193.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males SYRIA [LEBANON]: Beyrut [Beirut], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus HIEROCHTHONIA.

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Junior name(s):
Hierochtonia ; Kr├╝ger, 1939: 352.


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