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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Ischalis Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1749.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ischalis thermochromata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1750.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NEW ZEALAND: [Wellington], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

I. thermochromata is a junior subjective synonym of Selenia gallaria Walker, 1860, ibidem 20: 185.

See also: Stratocleis Meyrick, 1883.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GONOPHYLLA Meyrick, 1885; PHYLLODOCE Meyrick, 1883; POLYGONIA Guenée, 1868; and STRATOCLEIS Meyrick, 1883 as junior synonyms of ISCHALIS Walker, 1863.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus ISCHALIS.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ISCHALIS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Azelina Meyrick, 1883: 106.
Gonophylla Meyrick, 1885: 589.
Phyllodoce Meyrick, 1883: 530.
Phyllodoce Meyrick, 1884: 104.
Polygonia Guenée, 1868: 41.


Submit correction/addition