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

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Genus:
Adeixis Warren, 1897 . Novit. zool. 4 : 27.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Adeixis insignata Warren, 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 27.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males, 2 females AUSTRALIA: [South Australia], Parkside, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. insignata is a junior subjective synonym of Panagra inostentata Walker, 1861, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 23: 1012.

See also: Paragyrtis Meyrick, 1905.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PARAGYRTIS Meyrick, 1905 as a junior synonym of ADEIXIS Warren, 1897.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus ADEIXIS.

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