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

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Genus:
Hypnochlora Schaus, 1897 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 5 : 161.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Hypnochlora olvidaria Schaus, 1897. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 5: 161.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype BRAZIL: Parana, Castro, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

H. olvidaria is a junior subjective synonym of Jodis opalaria Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 9: 357.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HYPNOCHLORA Schaus, 1897 as a junior synonym of CHLOROPTERYX Hulst, 1896.

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