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

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Genus:
Phthonandria Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 434.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hemerophila atrilineata Butler, 1881. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 405.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: Tokei [Tokyo]; Yokohama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Phthonandria Warren, 1894, was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Inoue, 1990, Tinea 13 (2) : 16.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PHTHONANDRIA.

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