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

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Genus:
Lophophelma Prout, 1912 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 129 : 40.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Hypochroma vigens Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 6: 127.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species and 9 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LOPHOPHELMA.

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