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

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Genus:
Orgyiodes Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.99, fig.25. [1875, ibidem (Zool.)2, (Abt.2): pl.99, fig.25, by monotypy.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Orgyiodes capicolaria Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.99, fig.25.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cap [Cape of Good Hope], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

O. capicolaria is a junior subjective synonym of Fidonia caparia Walker, 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 24: 1035.

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

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