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

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Genus:
Hylasia Boisduval, 1870 . Consid. Lépid. Guatemala : 79.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hyelosia clio Hübner, 1819. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 174.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

H. clio was the name proposed by Hübner for Phalaena tiresias Cramer sensu Stoll, 1782, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 4: 241, pl.400, fig.B.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus HYLASIA.

Pitkin (2002) included Hylasia Boisduval, 1870; and Phelodes Felder, 1874 as junior synonyms of Gonora Walker, [1865] 1864.

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