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

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Genus:
Macropitthea Aurivillius, 1925 , in Schubotz. Ergebn. Zw. dt. zent. Afr. Exped. (Zool.) 1(18) : 1337.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hypochrosis massagaria Karsch, 1895. Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21: 359, pl.2, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CAMEROON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus MACROPITTHEA.

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