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

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Genus:
Xenostega Warren, 1899 . Novit. zool. 6 : 301.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Xenostega fallax Warren, 1899. Novit. zool. 6: 302.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [UGANDA]: Unyoro, Kosokwa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus XENOSTEGA.

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Junior name(s):
Xenostege Prout, 1913: 214.


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