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

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Genus:
Pygmaena Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 230.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra venetaria Hübner, 1809. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.64, fig.329.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included COLUTOGYNA Lederer, 1853 as a junior synonym of PYGMAENA Boisduval, 1840.

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

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Junior name(s):
Colutogyna Lederer, 1853: 179 (list), 223 (key), 226.


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