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

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Genus:
Gela Zimmerman, 1958 . Insects Hawaii 7 : 3, 152 [key], 194.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Hydriomena aphoristis Meyrick, 1899. Fauna hawaii. 1(2): 194, pl.4, fig.22.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [HAWAII]: Hawaii, Kilauea, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Gela was originally proposed as a subgenus of Megalotica Zimmerman, 1958.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GELA Zimmerman, 1958 as a junior synonym of MEGALOTICA Zimmerman, 1958.

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