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91a1180 – 6671   Phrygionis paradoxata (Guenée, [1858])
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Synonymy: Byssodes paradoxata Guenée, [1858]
Phalaena argentata of authors not Drury, 1773
Phrygionis argenteostriata Holland, 1903
Byssodes cerussaria Grote, 1882
Phrygionis dominica Prout, 1933
Phrygionis fratercula Warren, 1906
Phrygionis gemmea Prout, 1933
Byssodes obrussata Grote, 1882
Phrygionis sororcula Warren, 1906
Taxonomic Notes: Phrygionis paradoxata (Guenée, [1858]) includes as a synonym Phrygionis argentata of authors (not Drury, 1773). This species was teated as a subspecies of P. incolorata Prout, 1910 by Scoble (1994) but subsequently Scoble (1995) realized that paradoxata is the older name and takes precedent.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Scoble, M.J., 1994. A taxonomic revision of the genera Phrygionis Hübner and Pityeja Walker (Geometridae: Ennominae, Palyadini). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 111: 99-160.
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Phrygionis paradoxata
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Phrygionis paradoxata
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Phrygionis paradoxata
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Phrygionis paradoxata
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