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

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Genus:
Atopophysa Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 394.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Scotosia indistincta Butler, 1889. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 7: 118, pl.137, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females [INDIA]: Kangra district, Dharmsala, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 1 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ATOPOPHYSA.

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