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

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Genus:
Scotocyma Turner, 1904 . Proc. R. Soc. Vict. (n.s.) 16 : 220 [key], 245.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Scotosia albinotata Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1689.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: [Queensland], Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PARAGRAMMA Warren, 1905 as a junior synonym of SCOTOCYMA Turner, 1904.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 9 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SCOTOCYMA.

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