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

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Genus:
Lassaba Moore, 1888 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson (3) : 246.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Lassaba contaminata Moore, 1888. In: Horsfield & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 246.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes INDIA: Darjeeling; Sikkim, Chumbi Valley, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LASSABA.

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