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

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Genus:
Platycerota Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 34 [list], 141.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ennomos spilotelaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1519.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: South Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included XENAGIA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of PLATYCEROTA Hampson, 1893.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species in the genus PLATYCEROTA.

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