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

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Genus:
Siona Duponchel, 1829 , in Godart & Duponchel. Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. 7(2) : 112 [key]. [1830, ibidem 8 (1): 537]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena dealbata Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 870.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. dealbata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena lineata Scopoli, 1763, Ent. Carniolica: 218.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SIONA.

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Junior name(s):
Scoria ; Stephens, 1831: 244.


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