Scotorythra

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Scotorythra
Scotorythra megalophylla-Fauna Hawaiiensis1899 flipped.png
Extinct Scotorythra megalophylla (female)
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Scotorythra

Butler, 1883
Synonyms
  • Sisyrophyta Meyrick, 1899
  • Nesochlide Perkins, 1901

Scotorythra is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae erected by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1883. All species of this genus are endemic to Hawaii.

Caterpillar of a Scotorythra species
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Species[edit]

The following species are believed to be extinct:

References[edit]

  • Zimmerman, Elwood C. (1958). Insects of Hawaii. 7 Macrolepidoptera. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu.
  • Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Scotorythra". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved February 8, 2019.