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

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Genus:
Cyllopoda Dalman, 1823 . Analecta ent. : 102.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx claudicula Dalman, 1823. Analecta ent. : 102.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (NR, Stockholm)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Cyllopoda was originally proposed as a subgenus of Bombyx Linnaeus, 1758.

Parsons et al. (1999) included FLAVINIA Walker, 1854 [May 13] as a junior synonym of CYLLOPODA Dalman, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 15 species and 9 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus CYLLOPODA.

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