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

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Genus:
Sterrhochaeta Prout, 1916 . Novit. zool. 23 : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Chaetolopha fulgurata Warren, 1906. Novit. zool. 13: 94.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW GUINEA: [Papua New Guinea], Angabunga River, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 25 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus STERRHOCHAETA.

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