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

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Genus:
Exeliopsis Prout, 1938 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 16 : 150.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Exelis ansorgei Warren, 1905. Novit. zool. 12: 409.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE: Degama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 150 is stated on page 145, in both the German and English editions, to be 31.i.1938.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species in the genus EXELIOPSIS.

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