species: bistriaris Hübner,
strict sense this genus is monobasic, restricted to the N. American type
species, but the name has been applied much more widely in the past, as reviewed
by Holloway & Miller (2003). Holloway & Miller, when searching for
better generic placements for the species in this old concept of Parallelia,
were unable to find suitable genera for a small residue and suggested that these
should be retained for the time being in “Parallelia”. There
are three such in the Bornean fauna, as describe below. The characteristics of Parallelia
sensu stricto are described by Holloway & Miller (2003). Fibiger (2003)
listed some of the genera recognised by Holloway & Miller as distinct,
though he placed Macaldenia and Pindara Moore
as synonyms of Dysgonia Hübner. In the accompanying main text all such
genera were placed as synonyms of Dysgonia.
For reasons given by Holloway & Miller (2003), this broad concept of Dysgonia
not followed here.
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