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

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Genus:
Tanaotrichia Warren, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 360.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Tanaotrichia trilineata Warren, 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 361, pl.32, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male INDIA: Sikkim, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

T. trilineata is a subspecies of Phyletis prasonaria Swinhoe, 1892, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892: 12.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus TANAOTRICHIA.

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