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

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Genus:
Chloroclystis Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 323.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra coronata Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.72, figs 372, 373.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 263.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AETHEOLEPIS Warren, 1896; CHLOROPLINTHA Warren, 1897; DYSERGA Petersen, 1909; GYMNOPERA Warren, 1896; OLIGOCLYSTIA Bastelberger, 1911; SESQUIPTERA Warren, 1896; and SIMOTRICHA Warren, 1897 as junior synonyms of CHLOROCLYSTIS Hübner, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 17 species and 11 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus CHLOROCLYSTIS Hübner, 1825 and a further 128 species and 12 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus "CHLOROCLYSTIS" [= GNAMPTOMIA Warren, 1902].

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Junior name(s):
Aetheolepis Warren, 1896: 124.
Ceratorhynchus Hampson, 1893: 41 (list), 154.
Dyserga Petersen, 1909: 281.


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