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

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Genus:
Scotorythra Butler, 1883 . Ent. mon. Mag. 19 : 177.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Scotorythra arboricolens Butler, 1883. Ent. mon. Mag. 19: 177.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1899. Fauna hawaii. 1(2): 170. [(but cited as *arboricolans, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [U.S.A.]: [Hawaii], Lanai, about 2000 feet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ACRODREPANIS Perkins, 1901; NESOCHLIDE Perkins, 1901; and SISYROPHYTA Meyrick, 1899 as junior synonyms of SCOTORYTHRA Butler, 1883.

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