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

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Genus:
Protoboarmia McDunnough, 1920 . Bull. Dep. Agric. Can. ent. Brch. 18 : 18, pl.10, fig.3.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Boarmia porcelaria GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 252.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 male AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE [NORTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PROTOBOARMIA.

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