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

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Genus:
Pterocypha Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.63, figs 353, 354. [[1856], ibidem 1: 33, 50.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Pterocypha gibbosaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.63, figs 353, 354.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CALLISCOTUS Butler, 1878 as a junior synonym of PTEROCYPHA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus PTEROCYPHA.

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