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

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Genus:
Oenochroma Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 184.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Oenochroma vinaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 185. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.7, fig.2]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 1 female AUSTRALIA: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BALLIACE Walker, 1860; DIAMUNA Walker, 1860; DICYCLODES Warren, 1906; GALANAGEIA Lucas, 1900; MACROCTENIA Turner, 1930; MACROXYSTRA Fletcher, 1979; and MONOCTOPHORA Lucas, 1900 as junior synonyms of OENOCHROMA Guenée, 1857. [November 10].

Parsons et al. (1999) included 20 species in the genus OENOCHROMA.

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Junior name(s):
Aenochromia ; Guest, 1887: 132.
Diamuna Walker, 1860: 278, 289.


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