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

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Genus:
Episothalma Swinhoe, 1893 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 : 149.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Thalassodes sisunaga Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 550.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

T. sisunaga is a junior subjective synonym of Hemithea robustaria Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 9: 383.

Parsons et al. (1999) included EPISTHOPHTHALMA Hampson, 1895 as a junior synonym of EPISOTHALMA Swinhoe, 1893.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus EPISOTHALMA.

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Junior name(s):
Episthophthalma ; Hampson, 1895: 483.


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