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

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Genus:
Tesiophora Rindge, 1990 . Bull. amer. Mus. nat. Hist. (No. 199) : 86.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tephrosia humidaria Schaus, 1901. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 27: 185.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male MEXICO: Veracruz, Orizaba, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species in the genus TESIOPHORA.

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