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

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Genus:
Scodionyx Staudinger, 1899 . Dt. ent. Z. 12 : 397. [Date of publication given as 1900 in Generic Names Moths World 3]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Scodionyx mysticus Staudinger, 1899. Dt. ent. Z. 12: 397, pl.5, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ISRAEL]: Dead Sea, W. bank, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Noctuidae, where it was placed by Warren, 1913, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 3: 336.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus SCODIONYX.

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