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

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Genus:
Phyllodonta Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 452.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Azelina caninata GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 163.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males COLOMBIA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included LOBOPALTA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of PHYLLODONTA Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 24 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PHYLLODONTA.

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Junior name(s):
Lycimna Druce, 1893: 21.


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