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

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Genus:
Physetobasis Hampson, 1895 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 3 : 331 [key], 385.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Eupithecia annulata Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 116, pl.152, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [INDIA]: Nilgiri district, The plateau, 6000 feet; W[est] slopes, 3000 feet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PHYSETOBASIS.

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