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

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Genus:
Symmetresia Wehrli, 1937 . Ent. Rdsch. 54 : 502.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hyperythra aristonaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 130.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CHINA (NORTH): ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Symmetresia was originally proposed as a subgenus of Heterolocha Lederer, 1853.

Parson et al. (1999, in Scoble) treat HETAERA Gumppenberg, 1887; NABLA Walker, 1866 [August 4]; and SYMMETRESIA Wehrli, 1937 as junior synonyms of HETEROLOCHA Lederer, 1853.

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