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

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Genus:
Alcis Curtis, 1826 . British entomology 6 : 113.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena repandata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 524.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ALCISCA Werhli, 1943; DICTYODEA Werhli, 1934; and POECILALCIS Warren, 1893 as junior synonyms of ALCIS Curtis, 1826.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 143 species and 49 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ALCIS.

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Junior name(s):
Alcio ; Pearsall, 1906: 215.


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