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

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Genus:
Miantochora Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 145.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Miantochora inaequilinea Warren, 1895. Novit. zool. 2: 145.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality stated to be South America, but this was probably an error as the species is not known to occur in the New World. Specimens matching the male holotype in the BMNH are from tropical Central and West Africa

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Additional diagnostic characters were published by Warren, 1905, Novit. zool. 12: 405.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 15 species in the genus MIANTOCHORA.

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