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

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Genus:
Orthorisma Prout, 1912 . Entomologist 45 : 181.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Hypochroma netunaria GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 279. [(of Orthocraspeda Prout, 1912)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BORNEO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Orthorisma was proposed as the objective replacement name for Orthocraspeda Prout, 1912.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus ORTHORISMA.

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Junior name(s):
Orthocraspeda Prout, 1912: 11 (key), 28.


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