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

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Genus:
Petovia Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 559.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Petovia marginata Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 560.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Interior of South Africa; Port Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia.

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