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

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Genus:
Schistophyle Warren, 1896 . Novit. zool. 3 : 100.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Schistophyle falcifera Warren, 1896. Novit. zool. 3: 101.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: Khasi Hills, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Orthostixinae (now Oenochrominae), but has since been transferred to the Ennominae (then Geometrinae sensu Prout) by Prout, 1910, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 104: 2.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus SCHISTOPHYLE.

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