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

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Genus:
Xenopepla Warren, 1907 . Novit. zool. 14 : 210.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Xenopepla flavinigra Warren, 1907. Novit. zool. 14: 210.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male PERU: Huanuco, Cushi, 1900m, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included XENOPEPLA Prout, 1910 as a junior synonym of XENOPEPLA Warren, 1907.

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

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Junior name(s):
Xenopepla Prout, 1910: 238.


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