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

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Genus:
Synchlora Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 375.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Synchlora liquoraria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 375.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 314.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.A.]: California, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CALLISTEUMA Prout, 1912; CHETEOSCELIS Prout, 1912; EUNEMORIA Packard, 1873 [July]; and MEROCHLORA Prout, 1912 as junior synonyms of SYNCHLORA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 42 species and 24 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SYNCHLORA.

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