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

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Genus:
Holochroa Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 320 [key], 352.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tornos dissociarius Hulst, 1887. Ent. amer. 2: 192.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.?]: [?California], (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Rindge, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. nat. Hist. 123: 142, stated that the type specimen bears a `Cal.' label, but he considered California a doubtful locality, as the species is not known to occur in that State.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GLODURIA Dyar, 1924 as a junior synonym of HOLOCHROA Hulst, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HOLOCHROA.

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