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

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Genus:
Leptoctenopsis Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : DESMOBATHRINAE

Type-species:
Gynopteryx calexaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 98. [(of Leptoctenista Warren, 1894)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male, 1 female [BRAZIL]: Tapayos, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Leptoctenopsis was proposed as the objective replacement name for Leptoctenista Warren, 1894

Parsons et al. (1999) included LEPTOCTENISTA Warren, 1894; and PARACHOREUTES Warren, 1897 as junior synonyms of LEPTOCTENOPSIS Warren, 1895.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LEPTOCTENOPSIS.

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Junior name(s):
Leptoctenista Warren, 1894: 372.


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