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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Pterotaea Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 320 [key], 349.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pterotaea cariosa Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 349.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: Cal[ifornia], Soda Springs, (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 26 species and 9 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PTEROTAEA.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PTEROTAEA and included species.


Submit correction/addition