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

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Genus:
Phrissogonus Butler, 1882 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 9 : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Scotosia canata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1357.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: [New South Wales], Sydney, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

S. canata is a junior subjective synonym of Larentia laticostata Walker, 1862, ibidem 24: 1196.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PHRISSOGONUS.

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Junior name(s):
Phrixogonus ; Guest, 1887: 127.
Phrixogonus ; Meyrick, 1888: 53.
Phryssogonus ; Staudinger, 1901: 288.


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