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

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Genus:
Pseudostegania Butler, 1881 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 416.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Pseudostegania chrysidia Butler, 1881. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 417.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: Tokei [Tokyo], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. chrysidia is a junior subjective synonym of Cidaria defectata Christoph, 1881 [31 January]-[21 April], Bull. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 55 (3): 108.

The date of publication of C. defectata was obtained from the Library of the Moscow Society of Naturalists by Mrs H. Sabo, General Library, BMNH.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PSEUDOSTEGANIA.

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