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

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Genus:
Dasyfidonia Packard, 1876 . Monogr. Geometrid Moths U.S. 10 : 200, 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Fidonia avuncularia Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 155.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: California, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Included by Packard as avuncularia Packard, an incorrect authorship.

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

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