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

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Genus:
Zethenia Motschulsky, 1861 . Étud. ent. 9 : 34.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Zethenia rufescentaria Motschulsky, 1861. Étud. ent. 9: 35.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included GYADROMA Swinhoe, 1894; ZETHENIA Motschulsky, 1861; and ZYGOCTENIA Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of XERODES Guenée, 1857.

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Junior name(s):
Zettienia ; Meyrick, 1892: 100 (key), 102.


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