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

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Genus:
Oxychora Warren, 1898 . Novit. zool. 5 : 236.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Oxychora tenuis Warren, 1898. Novit. zool. 5: 236.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [INDONESIA]: Buru, Kayeli, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included OXYPORA Warren, 1898 as a junior synonym of OXYCHORA Warren, 1898.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus OXYCHORA.

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Junior name(s):
Oxypora Warren, 1912: 79.


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