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

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Genus:
Xerochlora Ferguson, 1969 . Bull. Peabody Mus. nat. Hist. 29 : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Synchlora viridipallens Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 315.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: Colorado; Arizona, (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Xerochlora was earlier published as a nomen nudum in 1967, Diss. Abstr. 28B: 2466.

A lectotype was designated by Ferguson, 1969, ibidem 29: 214.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus XEROCHLORA.

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