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

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Genus:
Hispophora Janse, 1932 . Moths S. Afr. 1 : 117 [key], 244.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Peridela lechriospilota Prout, 1922. Ann. Transv. Mus. 8: 173.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: Natal, Umkomaas, (TMP, Pretoria)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus HISPOPHORA.

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