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

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Genus:
Alex Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1753.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : DESMOBATHRINAE

Type-species:
Alex nigrozonata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1754.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [BORNEO]: SARAWAK: ? Locality, (OUM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. nigrozonata is a junior subjective synonym of Panagra palparia Walker, 1861, ibidem 23: 988.

See also: Gamoruna Moore, 1888.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GAMORUNA Moore, 1888; and ORGALIMA Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of ALEX Walker, 1863.

Parsons et al. (1999) included5 species and 7 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ALEX.

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