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

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Genus:
Priocycla Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 90.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Priocycla armataria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 91.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: New York, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HETRIONE Poppius, 1887; and PRIOCYCLA Guenée, 1857 as junior synonyms of CEPPHIS Hübner, 1823.

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Junior name(s):
Pryocycla ; Hulst, 1896: 323 (key), 378.


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