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

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Genus:
Phoenissa Warren, 1899 . Novit. zool. 6 : 341.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Odezia brephos Oberthür, 1884. Étud. ent. 9: 22, pl.2, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [CHINA]: [Szechuan], Ta-tsien-lu, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PHOENISSA.

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Junior name(s):
Scordonia Thierry-Mieg, 1903: 384.


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