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

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Genus:
Phyle Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.60, fig.338. [[1858], ibidem 1: 62.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phyle arcuosaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.60, fig.338.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio [de Janeiro], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 14 species in the genus PHYLE.

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