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

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Genus:
Horisme Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 331.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra tersata Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 109.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 272.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The generic name was listed by Hulst as * Horisma, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LARENTIA Bruand, 1847 as a junior synonym of HORISME Hübner, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 74 species and 30 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HORISME.

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Junior name(s):
Horisma ; Hulst, 1896: 272.
Larentia Bruand, 1847: 106.


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