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

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Genus:
Parallage Warren, 1900 . Novit. zool. 7 : 191.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Parallage membranacea Warren, 1900. Novit. zool. 7: 191.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female COLOMBIA: Bogota, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
According to Scoble et al. (1999), the type-species of Parallage, membranacea Warren, 1900: 191, is a subjective synonym of Geometrodes mimica Felder, 1874: pl. 99, fig. 1, the type-species of Geometrodes Felder, 1874: pl. 99, fig. 1 Contrary to Scoble et al., however, Geometrodes is the senior subjective synonym of Parallage.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GEOMETRODES Felder, 1874 as a junior synonym of PARALLAGE Warren, 1900.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus PARALLAGE.

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