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

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Genus:
Pleuroprucha Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 238.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Pleuroprucha molitaria Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 238.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included APALLACTA Möschler, 1890; and DEPTALIA Hulst, 1896 as junior synonyms of PLEUROPRUCHA Möschler, 1890.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 14 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PLEUROPRUCHA.

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Junior name(s):
Hemiptilota Prout, 1934: 126.
Pleuranprucha Möschler, 1890: 238, footnote.


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