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

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Genus:
Hoplosauris Butler, 1882 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1882 : 398.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Hoplosauris heliconoides Butler, 1882. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 399.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes CHILI [CHILE]: Baths of Chillan; Corral, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included DIPHACELOPHORA Berg, 1901; and PHACELOPHORA Staudinger, 1899 as junior synonyms of HOPLOSAURIS Butler, 1882.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species in the genus HOPLOSAURIS.

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