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

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Genus:
Trygodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 426.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Geometra musivaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.61, fig.340.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1895. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 3: 460. [(as *muscivaria, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus TRYGODES.

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