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

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Genus:
Leiocera Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 41 [list], 152.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Leiocera axis Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 153, pl.170, fig.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female CEYLON [SRI LANKA]: Pundaloya, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included LEIOCERA Hampson, 1893 as a junior synonym of CARBIA Walker, 1866.

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