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

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Genus:
Allochrostes Prout, 1912 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 129 : 17 [key], 246.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Racheospila saliata Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.127, fig.36.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus ALLOCHROSTES.

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