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

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Genus:
Anomoctena Turner, 1917 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 42 : 319.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Anomoctena trisecta Turner, 1917. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 42: 319.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Brisbane; Toowoomba; Nanango, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. trisecta is a junior subjective synonym of Dysbatus singularis Butler, 1886, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886: 395.

See also: Dysbatus Butler, 1886, and Pachytyla Lower, 1903.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANOMOCTENA Turner, 1917; and PACHYTYLA Lower, 1903 as junior synonyms of DYSBATUS Butler, 1886.

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