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

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Genus:
Pachyodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 282.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Pachyodes almaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 282.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 2 females [INDIA]: Inde centrale [central India], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. almaria is a junior subjective synonym of Terpna haemataria Herrich-Schäffer, [1854] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): wrapper, pl.41, figs 205, 206.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ARCHAEOPSEUSTES Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of PACHYODES Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PACHYODES Guenée, 1857 and a further 15 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in "PACHYODES".

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