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

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Genus:
Aporhoptrina Wehrli, 1953 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 565.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria semiorbiculata Christoph, 1881. Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 55(3): 103.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [USSR]: [Amur River district], Raddefka [Radde], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Aporhoptrina was established as a subgenus of Rhoptria Guenée, 1857. The part of Seitz containing page 565 has appeared only in the German edition; its date of publication is stated on page 561 to be 18.iii.1953.

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

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