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

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Genus:
Tanaorhinus Butler, 1879 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 3 : xi [index], 38.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra confuciaria Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 522.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species and 8 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus TANAORHINUS.

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Junior name(s):
Tanaorrhinus ; Kirby, 1881: 177.


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