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

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Genus:
Orthoclydon Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 393.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Acidalia praefectata Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 781.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female NEW ZEALAND: Auckland, [Nelson], [Nelson], (BMNH, London)..

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

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