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

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Genus:
Pherotesia Schaus, 1901 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 27 : 246.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pherotesia malinaria Schaus, 1901. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 27: 247.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male MEXICO: [Veracruz], Jalapa, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Rindge, 1964

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 32 species in the genus PHEROTESIA.

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