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

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Genus:
Jordanisca Wehrli, 1943 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 524.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Boarmia tenuisaria Staudinger, 1900. Dt. ent. Z. 12: 394, pl.5, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male LOWER JORDAN VALLEY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Jordanisca was originally proposed as a subgenus of Boarmia Treitschke, 1825.

The part of Seitz containing page 524 has appeared only in the German edition; its date of publication is stated on page 521 to be 21.viii.1943.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus JORDANISCA.

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