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

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Genus:
Achlora Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 335.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Achlora cuprearia Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 336; 1858. [; ibidem Atlas; pl.9, fig.4]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 371.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ACHLORA Guenée, 1857 as a junior synonym of ENTOGONIA Warren, 1904.

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