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

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Genus:
Chloromachia Warren, 1897 . Novit. zool. 4 : 209.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Comibaena divapala Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 575.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females CEYLON [SRI LANKA]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Chloromachia was first used by Warren in 1897 without a description and without indication that he was using a new generic name. A diagnosis of the genus was given subsequently by Warren in 1899, Novit. zool. 6: 329.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANISOGAMIA Warren, 1896; ANISOZYGA Prout, 1911; CHLOROMACHIA Warren, 1897; CHLOROSTROTA Warren, 1897; FELICIA Thierry-Mieg, 1915; GALACTOCHLORA Warren, 1907; LOPHOMACHIA Prout, 1912; OCHROGNESIA Warren, 1894; and OSTEOSEMA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonyms of EUCYCLODES Warren, 1894

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