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

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Genus:
Pachrophylla Blanchard, 1852 , in Gay. Hist. fis. pol. Chile (Zool.) 7 : 96.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Pachrophylla linearia Blanchard, 1852. In: Gay, Hist. fis. pol. Chile 7: 97; Atlas 2: Lepid. pl.7, figs 9, 9a, 9b.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CHILE: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BACILLOGASTER Blanchard, 1852 as a junior synonym of PACHROPHYLLA Blanchard, 1852.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus PACHROPHYLLA.

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