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

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Genus:
Grammochesias Prout, 1937 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 83.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Chesias hippocastanarioides Rothschild, 1914. Novit. zool. 21: 345.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [ALGERIA]: Central Algeria, Guelt-Es-Stel, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 83 is stated on page 81 in the English edition to be 2.iii.1937 and in the German edition 27.v.1937.

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

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