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

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Genus:
Dolichoneura Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 371.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : DESMOBATHRINAE

Type-species:
Dolichoneura albidentata Warren, 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 372.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male, 1 female [GUYANA]: Rio Demerara, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

D. albidentata is a junior subjective synonym of Achlora oxypteraria Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 9: 335.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species in the genus DOLICHONEURA.

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