Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Thera Stephens, 1831
Illust. Br. Ent.
3 : 271.
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE
Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend
by subsequent designation by
[(but designated as variata Hübner, an incorrect authorship)]
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..
Praethera Viidalepp, 1980 was established to denote a subgenus of Thera Stephens, 1831 and was raised to generic level by Inoue, Sugi, Kuroko, Moriuti and Kawabe, 1982, Moths of Japan Vol. 2 : 283.
Parsons et al. (1999) included CORYTHEA Duponchel, 1845 as a junior synonym of THERA Stephens, 1831.
Parsons et al. (1999) included 23 species and 14 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus THERA.
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