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

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Genus:
Ptomophyle Prout, 1932 . Novit. zool. 37 : 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Traminda subcarnea Warren, 1902. Novit. zool. 9: 505.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ZAIRE]: Upper Congo, Yakusu, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus PTOMOPHYLE.

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