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

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Genus:
Odontothera Butler, 1882 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1882 : 409.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Odontothera virescens Butler, 1882. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 409.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 144.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) CHILI [CHILE]: Corral; Los Ulmos, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PROTEOPHARMACIS Warren, 1895 as a junior synonym of ODONTOTHERA Butler, 1882.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus ODONTOTHERA.

Pitkin (2002) included Proteopharmacis Warren, 1895; Yalpa Rindge, 1986; and Calta Rindge, 1986 as junior synoynms of Odontothera Butler, 1882.


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