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

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Genus:
Exelis Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 323.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Exelis pyrolaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 324.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE [NORTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Patridava Walker, [1863].

Parsons et al. (1999) included PATRIDAVA Walker, 1863 as a junior synonym of EXELIS Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus EXELIS.

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