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

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Genus:
Hydata Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1621.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Hydata subfenestraria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1622.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HYALORRHOE Warren, 1904; and PROHYDATA Schaus, 1901 as junior synonyms of HYDATA Walker, 1863.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 32 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HYDATA.

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