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

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Genus:
Plesiophyle Dognin, 1911 . Hétérocères nouv. Am. Sud. 4 : 24.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Plesiophyle cinerascens Dognin, 1911. Hétérocères nouv. Am. Sud. 4: 24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male, 1 female ARGENTINA: rio Salado, Chaco de Santiago del Estero, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PLESIOPHYLE.

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