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

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Genus:
Orthobrachia Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 121.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Stegania latifasciata Moore, 1888. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 260.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male INDIA: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Yazaki in Haruta, 1992

Notes:
Orthobrachia Warren, 1895, was designated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Yazaki, 1992, Tinea 13 (Suppl. 2) : 22.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus ORTHOBRACHIA.

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