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

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Genus:
Gonodontis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 287.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena clelia Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 172, 174, pl.288, figs B, C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 398.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [INDIA]: Cote de Coromandel, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Orsonoba Walker, 1860.

P. clelia is dated from the wrapper of part 24, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ORSONOBA Walker, 1859 as a junior synonym.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species in the genus GONODONTIS.

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