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

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Genus:
Opisostorthia Wehrli, 1939 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 310.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Parasynegia purpurascens Warren, 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 410.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: Ichang, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Opisostorthia was originally proposed as a subgenus of Synegia Guenée, 1857.

The part of Seitz containing page 310 has appeared only in the German edition; on page 305 the date of its publication is stated to be 15.xii.1939.

Parsons et al. (1999) included OPISOSTORTHIA Wehrli, 1939 as a junior synonym of YASHMAKIA Warren, 1901.

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