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

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Genus:
Platypepla Warren, 1900 . Novit. zool. 7 : 96.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Platypepla nudaria Warren, 1900. Novit. zool. 7: 96.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus PLATYPEPLA.

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