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

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Genus:
Phorodesma Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 179.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra bajularia Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 97.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 48.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Comibaena Hübner, [1823].

See: COMIBAENA Hübner, [1823] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CHLOROCHAETA Warren, 1904; COLUTOCERAS Warren, 1895; COMOBAENA Agassiz, 1847; MYRTEA Gumppenberg, 1895; PHORODESMA Boisduval, 1840; PROBOLOSCELES Meyrick, 1897; and ULIOCNEMIS Warren, 1893 as junior synonymys of COMIBAENA Hübner, 1823.

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Senior name:
Comibaena Hübner, 1823: 284.


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