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

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Genus:
Pocophora Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 168.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Lasiophanes rufisticta Warren, 1905. Novit. zool. 12: 333. [(of Lasiophanes Warren, 1905)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males PERU: Cerro de Pasco, Huancabamba, 6400 ft, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name LASIOPHANES Waren, 1905.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LASIOPHANES Waren, 1905 as a junior synonym of POCOPHORA Fletcher, 1979.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus POCOPHORA.

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Junior name(s):
Lasiophanes Warren, 1905: 333.


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