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

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Genus:
Nokona Matsumura, 1931 . Insecta matsum. 6 : 7.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINAE : PARANTHRENINI

Type-species:
Paranthrene yezonica Matsumura, 1931. 6000 Illust. Insects Japan-Empire : 1017, fig.1866.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Hokkaido, Otaru, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. yezonica is a junior subjective synonym of Sciapteron regale Butler, 1878, Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 2: 60, pl.40, fig.3.

Nokona was established as a subgenus of Paranthrene Hübner, [1819].

Nokona Matsumura, 1931 was treated as a valid subgenus and brought out of synonymy by Tosevski & Arita, 1992, Japanese Journal of Entomology 60 (3) : 619 and Gorbunov & Arita, 1995, Tinea 14 (3) : 206.

See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz Pühringer.

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