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

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Genus:
Hydrochroa Gumppenberg, 1887 . Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 49 : 328 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available, but without included species until Gumppenberg, 1895, ibidem 64: 459.]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra glaucaria Ménétriés, 1859. Mélang. biol. Bull. Acad. Sci. St Pétersb. 3: 111.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy . [(but included as glaucaria Linnaeus, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [RUSSIA]: Siberia (eastern), Ussuri, (? Depository).. Fletcher (1979) cited "[U.S.S.R.]: Mouth of Ussuri River" as the type data.

Notes:
Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to HYDROCHROA and included species.


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