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

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Genus:
Thallogama Guest, 1887 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 9 : 136.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Boarmia attenta Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 393.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males AUSTRALIA: Sydney, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

B. attenta is a junior subjective synonym of Gnophos destinataria Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 9: 297.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus THALLOGAMA.

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