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

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Genus:
Pseudaleucis Butler, 1882 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1882 : 371.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pseudaleucis misera Butler, 1882. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 371.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 173.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes CHILE: Las Zorras, (BMNH, London)..

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

Pitkin (2002) included Coironalia Orfila & Schajovski, 1960; and Dagostinia Orfila & Schajovski, 1963 as junior synonyms of Pseudaleucis Butler, 1882.

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