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

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Genus:
Louisproutia Wehrli, 1932 . Ent. Rdsch. 49 : 220.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Louisproutia pallescens Wehrli, 1932. Ent. Rdsch. 49: 220, fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: [Szechwan], Siao-lu; Tseku; Kunkalashan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The genus was named in honour of Louis B. Prout; thus from a multiple original spelling in which * Luisproutia, * Lousproutia and Louisproutia were used, the correct original spelling is Louisproutia.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus LOUISPROUTIA.

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Junior name(s):
Lousproutia ; Wehrli, 1932: 226, legend to fig.1.
Luisproutia ; Wehrli, 1932: 220.


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