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

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Genus:
Psilosticha Meyrick, 1892 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 6 : 585 [key], 624.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tephrosia mactaria GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 270.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE [AUSTRALIA]: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus PSILOSTICHA.

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