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

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Genus:
Gorytodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 179.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Gorytodes uncanaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 180.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: California, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. uncanaria is a junior subjective synonym of Plataea californiaria Herrich-Schüffer, [1856] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): wrapper, pl.94, fig.537.

See also: Plataea Herrich-Schüffer, 1855.

Parsons et al. (1999) included APICRENA Pearsall, 1911; and GORYTODES Guenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of PLATAEA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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