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

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Genus:
Callipia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 514.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Callipia parrhasiata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 515. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.21, fig.5]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female ? COUNTRY: ?Bengale (err. loc.), [North-west South America] cited doubtfully as Bengal, (BMNH, London).. Type-locality stated doubtfully to be Bengal, but evidently an error. The species is now known to occur in the north-west of SOUTH AMERICA and does not occur in the Old World

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species in the genus CALLIPIA.

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