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

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Genus:
Holothalassis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 285.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena papilionaria Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 522.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Holothalassis is a junior objective synonym of Geometra Linnaeus, 1758.

See: GEOMETRA Linnaeus, 1758.

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Senior name:
Geometra Linnaeus, 1758: 519.


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