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

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Genus:
Gnamptopteryx Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 41 [list], 155.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Lusia perficita Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1809.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but included as *Lucia perficita, an incorrect subsequent spelling of the generic name)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female CEYLON [SRI LANKA]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus GNAMPTOPTERYX.

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