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

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Genus:
Cimicodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cimicodes pallicostata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 49.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 489.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

C. pallicostata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena clisthena Stoll, 1782, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 4: 228, 248, pl.397, fig.L.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus CIMICODES.

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