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

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Genus:
Leptornis Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 90.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena papilionaria Linnaeus, 1758. Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. 1: 522.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1908. Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 20: 205.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Geometra Linnaeus, 1758.

See: GEOMETRA Linnaeus, 1758.

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Senior name:
Geometra Linnaeus, 1758: 519.


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