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

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Genus:
Pholodes Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 163.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Lophodes sinistraria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 212. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.10, fig.5]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [( (of LOPHODES Guenée, 1857))]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmanie [Tasmania], (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for LOPHODES Guenée, 1857.

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

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Junior name(s):
Lophodes Guenée, 1857: 211.


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