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

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Genus:
Anatossa Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 466.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Declana niveata Butler, 1879. Cist. ent. 2: 500. [(of ATOSSA Meyrick, 1883)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW ZEALAND: Otago, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Atossa Meyrick, 1883. The objective replacement name Epicasis Meyrick, 1885, had already been proposed.

See: EPICASIS Meyrick, 1885.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMPHITAPE Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875; ANATOSSA Warren, 1894; ARGUA Walker, 1863 [December 19] ; ATOSSA Meyrick, 1883; DETUNDA Walker, 1865 [April 2]; EPICASIS Meyrick, 1885 IPANA Walker, 1858 [October 9]; and POLITEIA Walker, 1865 [April ] as junior synonyms of DECLANA Walker, 1858 [October 9].


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Senior name:
Epicasis Meyrick, 1885: 589.


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