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

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Genus:
Chlenias Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 236.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra banksiaria Guillou, 1841. Revue Zool. : 257.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1919. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 44: 400.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [AUSTRALIA]: [Tasmania], Hobart Town, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 14 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus CHLENIAS.

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