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

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Genus:
Leptostegna Christoph, 1881 . Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 55(3) : 86.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Leptostegna tenerata Christoph, 1881. Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 55(3): 88.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [USSR]: Amur district, Chingan; Wladiwostok [Vladivostok], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LEPTOSTEGNA.

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