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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Rachela Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 250 [key], 253.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cheimatobia bruceata Hulst, 1886. Ent. amer. 2: 124.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: ? Locality, (? Depository).. precise locality not stated, but inferred; the type series was reared by Mr Bruce of Brockport, New York State

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PARAPTERA Hulst, 1896; RACHELA Hulst, 1896 as junior synonyms of OPEROPHTERA Hübner, 1825.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

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


Submit correction/addition