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

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Genus:
Oenochlora Warren, 1896 . Novit. zool. 3 : 353.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Oenochlora imperialis Warren, 1896. Novit. zool. 3: 354.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male, 1 female [AUSTRALIA]: Queensland, Cooktown, Cedar Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Oenochrominae, but has since been transferred to the Hemitheinae (now Geometrinae) by Prout, 1910, in Wytsmann, Genera Insect. 104: 2.

See also: Euarestus Lucas, 1900.

Parsons et al. (1999) included EUARESTUS Lucas, 1900 as a junior synonym of OENOCHLORA Warren, 1896.

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

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