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

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Genus:
Leptodeuterocopus Fletcher, 1910 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 107 [key], 138.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PTEROPHOROIDEA : PTEROPHORIDAE : DEUTEROCOPINAE

Type-species:
Leptodeuterocopus citrogaster Fletcher, 1910. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 138 text-fig.7, pl.44, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Leptodeuterocopus was treated in the Pterophoridae in Fletcher and Nye, 1984, 5 : 80. Leptodeuterocopus has subsequently been referred to the new subfamily Deuterocopinae (Pterophoridae) by Gielis, 1993, Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 290 : 82.

LEPTODEUTEROCOPUS was included within the subfamily PTEROPHORIDAE: DEUTEROCOPINAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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