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

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Genus:
Leucobrephos Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 53.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ARCHIEARINAE

Type-species:
Anarta brephoides Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 702.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 6 males [CANADA]: Hudson's Bay, Albany River, St. Martin's Falls; Fort Confidence, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LEUCOBREPHOS.

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