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

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Genus:
Polythrena Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 516.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria melanicterata Lederer, 1855. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 5: 115, pl.2 (Lederer sibir. Schmetterl.), fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) ALPS: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus POLYTHRENA.

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