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

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Genus:
Odezia Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 229.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena chaerophyllata Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 866. [(of Tanagra Duponchel, 1829)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [EUROPE?]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Odezia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Tanagra Duponchel, 1829.

P. chaerophyllata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena atrata Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 524.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HODEZIA Spormann, 1909; and TANAGRA Duponchel, 1829 as junior synonyms of ODEZIA Boisduval, 1840.

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

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Junior name(s):
Hodezia ; Spormann, 1909: 6.
Tanagra Duponchel, 1829: 112 (key).


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