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

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Genus:
Sterrhanthia Butler, 1894 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 592.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena sacraria Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 863.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Rhodometra Meyrick, 1892.

See: RHODOMETRA Meyrick, 1892.

Parsons et al. (1999) included STERRHANTHIA Butler, 1894 as a junior synonym of RHODOMETRA Meyrick, 1892.

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Senior name:
Rhodometra Meyrick, 1892: 60 (key), 75.


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