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

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Isogona Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 322.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Isogona natatrix Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 323.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 44.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Pincia Walker, 1869.

Poole (1989) included ISOGONA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included MASSAVA Walker, 1865; ELOCUSSA Walker, 1865; PINCIA Walker, 1869; EUTOREUMA Grote, 1872; PARORA Smith, 1900; and DIAPERA Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of ISOGONA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 14 species in the genus ISOGONA.

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