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

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Genus:
Dysrhoe Herbulot, 1951 . Revue fr. Lépid. 13 : 25.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Ortholitha rhiogyra Prout, 1932. Mém. Soc. zool. Fr. 29: 424.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male KENYA: Kenya district, lower forests of Mt. Kenya (alt. 2400m), (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

O. rhiogyra is currently treated as a subspecies of Onychia olbia Prout, 1911, Entomologist 44: 293.

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

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