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

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Genus:
Omphacodes Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 396.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Nemoria directa Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 535.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [INDIA]: Hindostan, (OUM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Astheninae (now Larentiinae), but was transferred to the Geometrinae by Prout, 1912, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 129: 220.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus OMPHACODES.

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