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

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Genus:
Leucochesias Mabille, 1889 , in Lebrun, Fairmaire & Mabille. Nouv. Archs Mus. Hist. nat. Paris (3) 1 : 158.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Leucochesias mesargyrata Mabille, 1889. In: Lebrun, Fairmaire & Mabille, Nouv. Archs Mus. Hist. nat. Paris (3), 1: 158.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ARGENTINA]: Patagonie [Patagonia], Santa Cruz, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus LEUCOCHESIAS.

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