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

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Genus:
Gymnoscelis Mabille, 1868 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (4) 7 : 656.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra pumilata Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.75, fig.389.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included DOLEROSCELES Meyrick, 1889; and IRAMBA Moore, 1887 as junior synonyms of GYMNOSCELIS Mabille, 1868.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 88 species and 26 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus GYMNOSCELIS.

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Junior name(s):
Gymnocelis ; Hulst, 1896: 255 (key), 264.


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