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

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Genus:
Dasciopteryx Warren, 1901 . Novit. zool. 8 : 481.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ischnopteryx polymenes Druce, 1893. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 2: 159, pl.55, fig.29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes COSTA RICA: Volcan de Irazu, 6000 to 7000 feet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus DASCIOPTERYX.

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