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

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Genus:
Heliomystis Meyrick, 1888 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 2 : 835 [key], 900.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Heliomystis electrica Meyrick, 1888. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 2: 900.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Victoria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus HELIOMYSTIS.

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