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

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Genus:
Petrodava Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1656.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Petrodava albosignata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1656.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality not known. Specimens associated with the male holotype in the BMNH show the species to be widespread in EQUATORIAL AFRICA

Notes:
Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia.

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