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

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Genus:
Lophosigna Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 119.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Gastrina catasticta Turner, 1904. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 28: 237. [(of Lophosema Turner, 1917)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2, including at least 1 female AUSTRALIA: Q[ueensland], Mount Tambourine, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for LOPHOSEMA Turner, 1917.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LOPHOSEMA Turner, 1917 as a junior synonym of LOPHOSIGNA Fletcher, 1979.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus LOPHOSIGNA.

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Junior name(s):
Lophosema Turner, 1917: 377.


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