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

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Homodotis Meyrick, 1885 . N.Z. J. Sci. Dunedin 2 : 589.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Eurydice cymosema Meyrick, 1883. N.Z. J. Sci. Dunedin 1: 527. [(of Eurydice Meyrick, 1883)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW ZEALAND: Dunedin, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Homodotis was proposed as the objective replacement name for Eurydice Meyrick, 1883; it was again proposed by Meyrick, 1886, Trans. N.Z. Inst. 18: 184.

Parsons et al. (1999) included EURYDICE Meyrick, 1883; HARPALYCE Meyrick, 1883; and PROBOLAEA Meyrick, 1885 as junior synonyms of HOMODOTIS Meyrick, 1885.

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

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Junior name(s):
Eurydice Meyrick, 1883: 527.
Eurydice Meyrick, 1884: 62.
Homodotis Meyrick, 1886: 184.

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