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

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Genus:
Thalassodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 359.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Thalassodes pilaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 361. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.15, fig.2]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 426.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 male [SOCIETY ISLANDS]: Taiti [Tahiti Island], (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 58 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus THALASSODES.

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