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

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Genus:
Brephoscotosia Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 114.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Scotosia catocalaria Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1689.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality not known. A series matching the type specimen in the BMNH is from JAMAICA

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A correction to the original generic diagnosis was made by Warren, 1900, Novit. zool. 7: 171.

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