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

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Genus:
Leptostales Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 238.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Leptostales oblinataria Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 239.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1934. In: Strand, Lepid. Cat. 61: 141.

Type specimens:
Type(s) PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CALYPTOCOME Warren, 1900; SCELOLOPHIA Hulst, 1896; WAUCHULA Hulst, 1900; and XYSTROTA Hulst, 1896 as junior synonyms of LEPTOSTALES Möschler, 1890.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 55 species and 21 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LEPTOSTALES.

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