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

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Genus:
Loxofidonia Packard, 1876 . Monogr. Geometrid Moths U.S. 10 : 200, 223.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Fidonia acidaliata Packard, 1874. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 6: 48.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 6 males, 2 females [U.S.A.]: [Colorado], Mountains of Colorado; 12 miles below Montezuma, on Snake river, Middle Park, 9000 or 10,000 feet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus LOXOFIDONIA.

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