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

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Genus:
Sterictopsis Warren, 1898 . Novit. zool. 5 : 257.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Sterictopsis inconsequens Warren, 1898. Novit. zool. 5: 257.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females [AUSTRALIA]: Queensland, Dawson district, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Ennominae but was transferred to the Geometrinae by Turner, 1910, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 35: 645.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus STERICTOPSIS.

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