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

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Genus:
Eunychiodes Wehrli, 1941 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 441.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Boarmia amygdalaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 3: 82, pl.70, figs 432, 433.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GREECE]: Crete, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Eunychiodes was originally proposed as a subgenus of Nychiodes Lederer, 1853.
B. amygdalaria is dated from the wrappers of Hefts 31 and 36, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1847.
The part of Seitz containing page 441 has appeared only in the German edition; the date of its publication is stated on that page to be 17.x.1941.

Parsons et al. (1999) included COMEESIA Wehrli, 1941; EUNYCHIODES Wehrli, 1941; and FRITZWAGNERIA Wehrli, 1941 as junior synonyms of NYCHIODES Lederer, 1853.

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