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

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Genus:
Leptomiza Warren, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 406.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hyperythra calcearia Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 132.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality not known. Specimens associated with the female holotype in the BMNH are from N. INDIA and SIKKIM

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PRISTOPERA Swinhoe, 1900 as a junior synonym of LEPTOMIZA Warren, 1893.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LEPTOMIZA.

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