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

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Selidosema Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 299.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Geometra plumaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 106.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Derénne-Meyers , 1929. Faune Belg. : 91.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

An identical type-species designation was made by Lhomme, [1930] 1923-1935, Cat. Lepid. Fr. et Belg. 1: 438. Incorrect type-species: Phalaena ericetaria Villers, 1789, a name not originally included in Selidosema and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Hulst, 1896, Trans. Am. ent. Soc. 23: 354.

Parsons et al. (1999) included SPERMO Gumppenberg, 1887 as a junior synonym of SELIDOSEMA Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species and 12 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SELIDOSEMA.

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