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

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Genus:
Lipotaxia Prout, 1918 . Novit. zool. 25 : 87.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Lipomelia rubicunda Warren, 1905. Novit. zool. 12: 324.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [WEST INDIES]: Trinidad, Ariapite Valley, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus LIPOTAXIA.

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