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

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Genus:
Geolyces Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 441.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Lyces attesaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 249. [(of Lyces Walker, 1860)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CONGO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Geolyces was proposed as the objective replacement name for Lyces Walker, 1860.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus GEOLYCES.

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Junior name(s):
Lyces Walker, 1860: 248.


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