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

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Genus:
Pygmaeopsis Warren, 1907 . Novit. zool. 14 : 295.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pygmaeopsis purpurea Warren, 1907. Novit. zool. 14: 296.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male PERU: south-east, R. Inambari, La Oroya, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PYGMAEOPSIS.

Pitkin (2002) included Pygmaeopsis Warren, 1907 as a junior synonym of Hypometalla Warren, 1904.

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