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

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Genus:
Photoscotosia Warren, 1888 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1888 : 328.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Scotosia miniosata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1354.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 6, both sexes [INDIA]: Silhet; Bootan; North Hindostan; Sine loc., (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included LASIOGMA Meyrick, 1892; and TRICHOPLEURA Staudinger, 1882 as junior synonyms of PHOTOSCOTOSIA Warren, 1888.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 57 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PHOTOSCOTOSIA.

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