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

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Genus:
Sicya Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 104.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ennomos macularia Harris, 1850. In: Agassiz & Cabot, Lake Superior : 392, pl.7, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 370.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) NORTH AMERICA: N. shore Lake Superior, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PSEUSTOPLACA Warren, 1895 as a junior synonym of SICYA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 22 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SICYA.

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