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

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Phyllodoce Meyrick, 1884 . Trans. N.Z. Inst. 16 : 104.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym & Unnecessary Replacement

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Gonodontis nelsonaria Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.123, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Phyllodoce Ranzani, 1817, Opusc. scient. Bologna 1: 109 - Vermes. The objective replacement name is Gonophylla Meyrick, 1885.

Phyllodoce was again proposed by Meyrick, 1884, Trans. N.Z. Inst. 16: 104.

See: GONOPHYLLA Meyrick, 1885.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GONOPHYLLA Meyrick, 1884; PHYLLODOCE Meyrick, 1883; POLYGONIA Guenée, 1868; and STRATOCLEIS Meyrick, 1883 as junior synonyms of ISCHALIS Walker, 1863.

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Senior name:
Ischalis Walker, 1863: 1749.

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