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

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Genus:
Simopteryx Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 457.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cimicodes torquataria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 39.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SIMOPTERYX.

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