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

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Genus:
Cymatoplex Turner, 1910 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 35 : 561 [key], 576.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Jodis crenulata Lucas, 1891. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 6: 294.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: [Queensland], near Brisbane, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

J. crenulata is a junior subjective synonym of Eucrostes halcyone Meyrick, 1889, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889: 489.

In the original combination of the type-species, the generic name was published as * Iodis, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

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