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

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Genus:
Prionodonta Warren, 1893 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 401.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Prionodonta amethystina Warren, 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 402, pl.31, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males INDIA: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PRIONODONTA.

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