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

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Genus:
Sesquialtera Prout, 1916 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1916 : 162.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Sesquialtera ridicula Prout, 1916. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 163, pl.2, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female SOMALILAND [SOMALI REPUBLIC]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus SESQUIALTERA.

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