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

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Genus:
Megalochlora Meyrick, 1892 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 93 [key], 95.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Chlorochroma sponsaria Bremer, 1864. Mém. Acad. Sci. St Pétersb. (7), 8(1, Lepid. Ost-Sibiriens): 77, pl.6, fig.25.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 124.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [RUSSIA]: East Siberia, Bureja Mountains; Ema estuary, (? Depository)..

Notes:
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