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

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Genus:
Cerotricha Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 284.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cerotricha licornaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 285. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.20, fig.5]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as *saturaria, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male TAHITI: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AEGITRICHUS Butler, 1886; BARSINE Meyrick, 1883; CEROTRICHA Guenée, 1857; CARECOMOTIS Warren, 1896; CHOGADA Moore, 1887; MEYRICKIA Butler, 1884; and NEOCLEORA Janse, 1932 as junior synonyms of CLEORA Curtis, 1825.

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