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

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Genus:
Rhomboptila Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 453.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tetracis brantsiata Snellen, 1874. Tijdschr. Ent. 17: 28, pl.2, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality not known. The species is now known to be widely distributed in tropical SOUTH AMERICA

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 9 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus RHOMBOPTILA.

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