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

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Genus:
Myrmecophantes Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 426.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Genusa albifascia Maassen, 1890. In: Reiss & Stübel, Reisen in Süd-Amer. : 77, 132, pl.5, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype PERU: Rioja near Moyobamba, 750-850m, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus MYRMECOPHANTES.

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