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

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Genus:
Lioptilesia Wehrli, 1936 . Ent. Rdsch. 54 : 129.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Gonodontis prolita Wehrli, 1936. Ent. Rdsch. 54: 130. [; 1935, ibidem 53: 515, fig.11]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 12 males [CHINA]: [Szechwan (Sichuan)], Tachien-lu [Kangding], Tseku, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Lioptilesia was originally proposed as a subgenus of Gonodontis Hübner, [1823].

The earlier reference to the type-species is to a figure only; according to Article 13(a) of the Code this is insufficient to validate the name, after 1930.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AETHIOPODES Warren, 1902; CARIPETODES Warren, 1895; CENOCTENUCHA Warren, 1897; COROTIA Moore, 1868; LIOPTILESIA Wehrli, 1936; NIPHONISSA Butler, 1878; and PARAGONODONTIS Wehrli, 1936 as junior synonyms of ODONTOPERA Stephens, 1831.

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