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

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Genus:
Leuciris Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 402.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fimbriaria Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 112, pl.348, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 115.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included STENOLEUCA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of LEUCIRIS Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LEUCIRIS.

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