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

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Genus:
Pachycopsis Warren, 1897 . Novit. zool. 4 : 428.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Pachycopsis tridentata Warren, 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 428.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [SURINAM]: Paramaribo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PARAPLODES Warren, 1904 as a junior synonym of PACHYCOPSIS Warren, 1897.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PACHYCOPSIS.

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