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

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Genus:
Pingasa Moore, 1887 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 419.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Hypochroma ruginaria GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 278.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males INDIA (NORTH): ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included SKORPISTHES Lucas, 1900 as a junior synonym of PINGASA Moore, 1887.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 44 species and 40 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PINGASA.

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Junior name(s):
Pingasia ; Moore, 1888: 247.


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