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

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Genus:
Halioscia Warren, 1907 . Novit. zool. 14 : 202.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Oospila atroviridis Warren, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 95.

Type specimens:
Holotype - male PERU: SE Peru, [Puno], Carabaya, Santo Domingo, 6000 ft, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AUOPHYLLA Warren,1897; AUOPHYLLODES Prout, 1912; DRUCIA Warren, 1900; HALIOSCIA Warren, 1907; LEPTOLOPHA Warren, 1909; OOSPILOMA Prout, 1916; PROGONODES Warren, 1897; RACHEOLOPHA Warren, 1900; RHOMBOCHLORA Warren, 1900; and URUCUMIA Prout, 1933 as junior synonyms of OOSPILA Warren, 1897.

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