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

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Genus:
Tristeirometa Holloway, 1997 . Malay. Nat. J. 51(Moths of Borneo 10) : 104.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Phthonoloba bostryx Prout, 1932. J. fed. Malay St. Mus. 17: 73.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BORNEO]: Mt Kinabalu, Lumu Lumu, 5500 ft, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus TRISTEIROMETA.

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