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

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Genus:
Gandaritis Moore, 1867 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867 : 660.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Gandaritis flavata Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 660.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [INDIA]: Bengal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CHRISTOPHIA Staudinger, 1897; and CHRISTOPHIELLA Berg, 1898 as junior synonyms of GANDARITIS Moore, 1868.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus GANDARITIS.

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