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

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Genus:
Harpicostia Wehrli, 1936 . Ent. Rdsch. 53 : 514.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ligdia extratenebrosa Wehrli, 1936. Ent. Rdsch. 53: 515, fig.8.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: Wassekou; Peking, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Harpicostia was originally proposed as a subgenus of Ligdia Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HARPICOSTIA Wehrli, 1936 as a junior synonym of LIGDIA Guenée, 1857.

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