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

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Genus:
Rhodometra Meyrick, 1892 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 60 [key], 75.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena sacraria Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 863.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lhomme , 1930. Cat. L├ępid. Fr. Belg. 1: 452.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) BARBARIA [NORTH AFRICA]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included STERRHANTHIA Butler, 1894 as a junior synonym of RHODOMETRA Meyrick, 1892.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species in the genus RHODOMETRA.

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Junior name(s):
Sterranthia ; Prout, 1934: 432.
Sterrhanthia Butler, 1894: 592.


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