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

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Genus:
Onycodes Guenée, 1858 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 142.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Onycodes traumataria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 143. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.9, fig.8]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male AUSTRALIA: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris).. Type-locality stated doubtfully to be AUSTRALIA; this was probably correct, for subsequent collecting has shown the species to occur in S.E. Australia and Tasmania

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Chilma Walker, [1863].

Parsons et al. (1999) included CHILMA Walker, 1863; and ONYCHODES Meyrick, 1890 as junior synonyms of ONYCODES Guenée, 1858.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus ONYCODES.

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Junior name(s):
Onychodes ; Meyrick, 1890: 1139 (key), 1199.


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