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Orthonama
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Orthonama is a genus of the geometer moth family, Geometridae. It belongs to the tribe Xanthorhoini of the "carpet" subfamily (Larentiinae). Nycterosea is usually included here by modern authors, but may in fact be distinct enough to warrant recognition as an independent genus.[1]

Selected species

Species of Orthonama (sensu lato) include:[verification needed][2]

Synonyms

Junior synonyms of Orthonama are:[3]

  • Nycterocea (lapsus)
  • Nycterosea Hulst, 1896 (but see above)
  • Nyctosia (lapsus; non Hampson, 1900: preoccupied)
  • Orthonoma (lapsus)
  • Percnoptilota Hulst, 1896
  • Plemyria Hübner, 1825a (non Hübner, 1825b: preoccupied)

Footnotes

  1. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004ab), FE (2009ab), and see references in Savela (2001)
  2. ^ FE (2009ab), and see references in Savela (2001)
  3. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004ab), and see references in Savela (2001)

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Orthonama is a genus of the geometer moth family, Geometridae. It belongs to the tribe Xanthorhoini of the "carpet" subfamily (Larentiinae). Nycterosea is usually included here by modern authors, but may in fact be distinct enough to warrant recognition as an independent genus.

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