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

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Genus:
Jodis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 286.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra aeruginaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 314.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 9: 355. [(as a junior name of lactearia Linnaeus, which Guenée placed on page 355 as a senior synonym of aeruginaria [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, one of the nominal species originally included in Jodis)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. aeruginaria is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena lactearia Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 519.

See also: Pareuchloris Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LEUCOGLYPHICA Warren, 1894; and PAREUCHLORIS Warren, 1894 as junior synonyms of JODIS Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 34 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus JODIS.

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Junior name(s):
Iodis ; Guenée, 1857: 353.


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