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

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Genus:
Zonosoma Lederer, 1853 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 3 : 174 [list], 191 [key], 194.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena albipunctata Hüfnagel, 1767. Berlin Mag. 4: 526. [(of EPHYRA Duponchel, 1829)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited and included as pendularia Linnaeus, an incorrect authorship and misidentification; see explanation under CYCLOPHORA Hübner, 1822)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GERMANY]: Berlin, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Ephyra Duponchel, 1829, now known to be a junior objective synonym of Cyclophora Hübner, 1822; an objective replacement name, Matella Gistl, 1848, had already been proposed.

See: CYCLOPHORA Hübner, 1822.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANISODES Guenée, 1858; CODONIA Hübner, 1823; COSYMBIA Hübner, 1823; CYCLOPHORA Stephens, 1829; EPHYRA Duponchel, 1829; EUEPHYRA Packard, 1873; LEUCOPHTHALMIA Hübner, 1823; MATELLA Gistl, 1848; PACHYTHALIA Warren, 1897; PISORACA Walker, 1861; PROSTENODES Warren, 1903; STREPTOPTERON Swinhoe, 1892; and ZOMOSOMA Lederer, 1853 as junior synonyms of CYCLOPHORA Hübner, 1822.

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Senior name:
Cyclophora Hübner, 1822: 41, 43, 45-48, 50.


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