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

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Genus:
Phalaenites Heer, 1849 . Insektenf. Tert. Oeningen Radoboj (2) : 186. [1850, Neue Denkschr. allg. schweiz. Ges. ges. Naturw. 11 [1]: 186]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name (fossil)

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaenites crenata Heer, 1849. Insektenf. Tert. Oeningen Radoboj : 186, pl.14, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 161.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [YUGOSLAVIA]: Croatia, Radoboj, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Heer's paper was issued as a separate in 1849 and was published in 1850 in the journal.

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

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