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

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Genus:
Orthodes Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 371.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Orthodes infirma Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 375.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 23.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female BRAZIL: Nouvelle-Fribourg, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 30 species in the genus ORTHODES.

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Junior name(s):
Orthodea ; Smith, 1906: 230.


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