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

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Genus:
Placotome Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 395.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Polynesia truncapex Swinhoe, 1892. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 5, text-fig..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 14 males [INDIA]: Khasi Hills, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PLACOTOME Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of POLYNESIA Swinhoe, 1892.

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