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

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Genus:
Syzyx Prout, 1916 . Novit. zool. 23 : 30.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Syzyx postfulvata Prout, 1916. Novit. zool. 23: 30.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male CENTRAL DUTCH NEW GUINEA [IRIAN JAYA]: Mt Goliath, 5000-7000 ft, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included SYZYX Prout, 1916 as a junior synonym of PSEUDOSAURIS Warren, 1907.

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