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

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Genus:
Autotrichia Prout, 1934 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 2.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Orthotrichia heterogynoides Wehrli, 1927. In: Bang-Haas, Horae Macrolepid. Reg. palaearct. 1: 92, pl.11, fig.12. [(of Orthotrichia Wehrli, 1927)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: Buryatskaya A.S.S.R., Sajan Mts, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Autotrichia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Orthotrichia Wehrli, 1927.

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 2 is stated on page 1, in both the German and English editions, to be 21.xii.1934.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus AUTOTRICHIA.

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Junior name(s):
Orthotrichia Wehrli, 1927: 92.


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