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

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Genus:
Palpoctenidia Prout, 1930 . Novit. zool. 35 : 311.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Chrysocraspeda phoenicosoma Swinhoe, 1895. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 16: 294.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: Cherrapunji, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PALPOCTENIDIA.

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