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

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Genus:
Sisyrophyta Meyrick, 1899 , in Sharp. Fauna hawaii. 1(2) : 168.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Sisyrophyta gomphias Meyrick, 1899. Fauna hawaii. 1(2): 169, pl.4, fig.27.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 30, both sexes [HAWAII]: Hawaii, Olaa, 2000 ft; Kona, 2000-3000 ft; Molokai, 3500 ft, (BMNH, London).. Zimmerman, 1958, Insects Hawaii 7: 88 stated the type-locality to be Hawaii Island, Olaa, but did not designate a lectotype

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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