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

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Genus:
Psyroides Wehrli, 1931 . Neue Beitr. syst. Insektenk. 5 : 28.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Psyroides flavivertex Wehrli, 1931. Neue Beitr. syst. Insektenk. 5: 29.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 male [CHINA]: West China, Ta-tsien-lu; Tsekou, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Psyroides was originally proposed as a subgenus of Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus PSYROIDES.

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