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

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Genus:
Monocerotesa Wehrli, 1937 . Amat. Papillons 8 : 248.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Chiasmia strigata Warren, 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 412, pl.31, fig.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) INDIA: Sikkim; Naga Hills, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 23 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus MONOCEROTESA.

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