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

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Genus:
Pleogynopteryx Djakonov, 1926 . Ezheg. gosud. Muz. N. M. Martyanova 4 : 66, 70.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pleogynopteryx tenebricosa Djakonov, 1926. Ezheg. gosud. Muz. N. M. Martyanova 4: 68, 71.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.S.R.: Minusinsk, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. tenebricosa is a junior subjective synonym of Boarmia bituminaria Lederer, 1853, Verh. zool.-bot. Ver. Wien 3: 378, pl.6 (Lederer sibir. Schmett.), fig.1.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PLEOGYNOPTERYX.

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