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

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Genus:
Gypsochroa Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 337.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra renitidata Hübner, 1817. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.94, figs 485, 486.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1910. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 104: 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: Geometra albulata [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, a name not originally included in Gypsochroa and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Hulst, 1896, Trans. Am. ent. Soc. 23: 290.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus GYPSOCHROA.

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