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

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Genus:
Aoshachia Matsumura, 1927 . J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19 : 9.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Aoshachia virescens Matsumura, 1927. J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19: 9, pl.5, fig.37.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 5 females & 1 male FORMOSA [TAIWAN] & [JAPAN]: Baibara & Yakushima, Kosugitani, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. virescens is a junior subjective synonym of Doratoptera virescens Marumo, 1920, J. Coll. Agric. imp. Univ. Tokyo 8: 160, pl.3, fig.4.

Aoshachia was originally proposed in the Notodontidae, but has since been placed in the Geometridae by Inoue, 1955, Kontyu 23: 71.

See also Marumona Sawamoto, 1938.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Aoshachia was established in the Notodontidae; it was transferred to the Geometridae by Inoue, 1955, Kontyu 23: 71.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AOSHACHIA Matsumura, 1927; MARUMONA Sawamoto, 1938; and SERICANAPHE Kiriakoff, 1964 as junior synonyms of DORATOPTERA Hampson, 1895.

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