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

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Genus:
Opisthotia Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 386.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra tumidilinea Moore, 1888. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 249.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) INDIA: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus OPISTHOTIA.

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