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

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Genus:
Dioptrochasma Karsch, 1895 . Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21 : 377.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Dioptrochasma sphingata Karsch, 1895. Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21: 378, pl.4, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male CAMEROON: Victoria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included COPTOPTERYX Holland, 1893; and ECCOPTOPTERYX Berg, 1899 as junior synonyms of DIOPTROCHASMA Karsch, 1895.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species in the genus DIOPTROCHASMA.

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