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

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Genus:
Orthonama Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 331.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra lignata Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.52, fig.270.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1895. Novit. zool. 2: 116.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: Locality unknown, Depository unknown..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. lignata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena vittata Borkhausen, 1794, Naturg. eur. Schmett. 5: 63.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NYCTEROSEA Hulst, 1896; PERCNOPTILOTA Hulst, 1896; and PLEMYRIA Hübner, 1825 as juniros synonyms of ORTHONAMA Hübner, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 28 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ORTHONAMA.

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Junior name(s):
Orthonoma ; Hübner, 1826: 50.


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