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

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Genus:
Apoplagodis Wehrli, 1939 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 358.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Plagodis reticulata Warren, 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 408.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female [INDIA]: Sikkim, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Apoplagodis was originally proposed as a subgenus of Plagodis Hübner, [1823].

The part of Seitz containing page 358 has appeared only in the German edition; on page 353 the date of its publication is stated to be 2.iii.1939

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANAGOGA Hübner, 1823; APOPLAGODIS Wehrli, 1939; and EURYMENE Duponchel, 1829 as junior synonyms of PLAGODIS Hübner, 1823.

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