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

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Genus:
Ceratonyx Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 193.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ceratonyx satanaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 194.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Franclemont , 1967. J. Lepid. Soc. 21: 12.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: Georgia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included STENOCHARIS Grossbeck, 1912 as a junior synonym of CERATONYX Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus CERATONYX.

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