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

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Genus:
Trichoplites Swinhoe, 1900 . Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. (2) : 347.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Anticlea cuprearia Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 656.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus TRICHOPLITES.

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