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

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Genus:
Dryochlora Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 66.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Thalassodes ophthalmicata Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 637. [(of Idiochlora Prout, 1912)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [INDIA]: Bengal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for IDIOCHLORA Prout, 1912.

Parsons et al. (1999) included IDIOCHLORA Prout, 1912 as a junior synonym of DRYOCHLORA Fletcher, 1979.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus DRYOCHLORA.

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Junior name(s):
Idiochlora Prout, 1912: 16 (key), 163.


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