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

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Genus:
Hemicopsis Swinhoe, 1904 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1904 : 525.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hemicopsis purpuraria Swinhoe, 1904. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 526.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male BRIT[ISH] E[AST] AFRICA: Tonga, (BMNH, London)..

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

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