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

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Genus:
Oreometra Aurivillius, 1910 , in Sjöstedt. Kilimandjaro-Meru Exped. 2(9) : 38, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Oreometra vittata Aurivillius, 1910. In: Sjöstedt, Kilimandjaro-Meru Exped. 9: 39, pl.2, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 1 female [TANZANIA]: Kilimanjaro, Kiboscho, Bergwiesen, 3000-4000 m, (NR, Stockholm)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus OREOMETRA.

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