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

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Genus:
Phthonosema Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 428.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Amphidasys tendinosaria Bremer, 1864. Mém. Acad. Sci. St Pétersb. (7), 8(1, Lepid. Ost-Sibiriens): 73, pl.6, fig.17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [RUSSIA]: East Siberia, lower Ussuri [River], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species and 7 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PHTHONOSEMA.

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