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

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Genus:
Psaliodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 480.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Psaliodes flavagata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 481. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.22, fig.1]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 173.

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ALYDDA Walker, 1861 [December 14]; HYDARA Walker, 1859; and HYPOLEPIS Warren, 1904 as junior synonyms of PSALIODES Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 139 species in the genus PSALIODES.

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Junior name(s):
Hydara Walker, 1859: 851.


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