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

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Genus:
Heteralex Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Heteralex aspersa Warren, 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 369.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [MALAYSIA PENINSULA]: [Perak], Padang Rengas, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Heteralex Warren, 1894 was treated in the Geometridae, Oenochrominae in Fletcher 1979, 3 : 98. Heteralex was referred to the Ennominae from the Oenochrominae within the Geometridae by Holloway, 1996, Malayan Nature Journal 49 (3-4) : 300.

Parsons et al. (1999) included MONOTAXIA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of HETERALEX Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HETERALEX.

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