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

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Genus:
Ardonis Moore, 1888 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson (3) : 269.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Eupithecia chlorophilata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1768.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BHUTAN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CERATORHYNCHUS Hampson, 1893; and THAMNOCAUSTA Warren, 1903 as junior synonyms of ARDONIS Moore, 1888.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ARDONIS.

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