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

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Genus:
Lophorrhachia Prout, 1916 . Ann. Transv. Mus. 5 : 154.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Lophorrhachia niveicristata Prout, 1916. Ann. Transv. Mus. 5: 155, pl.25, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, Umkomaas, (TMP, Pretoria)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LOPHORRHACHIA.

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