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

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Genus:
Lachnocephala Fletcher, 1953 . Acta zool. lilloana 13 : 367.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ARCHIEARINAE

Type-species:
Lachnocephala vellosata Fletcher, 1953. Acta zool. lilloana 13: 368, figs 2, 6-8, 28, 29.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CHILE: Coquimbo, (BMNH, London)..

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

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