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

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Genus:
Lagynopteryx Berg, 1883 . An. Soc. cient. argent. 15 : 166.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Lagynopteryx valdiviana Berg, 1883. An. Soc. cient. argent. 15: 166.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 112.

Type specimens:
Type(s) CHILE: Valdivia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included TOXOPALTES Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of LAGYNOPTERYX Berg, 1883.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus LAGYNOPTERYX.

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