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

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Genus:
Sigmathyris Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 155.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Andania scriptipennaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 224.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ANDANIA Walker, 1860 as a juniors synonym of SIGMATHYRIS Warren, 1895.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus SIGMATHYRIS.

Pitkin (2002) included Litbada Walker, 1866; Andania Walker, 1860; and Sigmathyris Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of Oxydia Guenée, 1857.

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Junior name(s):
Andania Walker, 1860: 224.


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