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

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Genus:
Plagodis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 294.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena dolabraria Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 861.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) GERMANY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ANAGOGA Hübner, 1823; APOPLAGODIS Wehrli, 1939; and EURYMENE Duponchel, 1829 as junior synonyms of PLAGODIS Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 18 species and 21 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PLAGODIS.

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Junior name(s):
Eurimene ; Rondani, 1872: 157.
Eurymene Duponchel, 1829: 105 (key), 185.


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