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

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Genus:
Philedia Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 322 [key], 343.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cleora punctomacularia Hulst, 1888. Ent. amer. 3: 214.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 2 females [U.S.A.]: Cal[ifornia], Vancouver Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PHILEDIA.

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