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

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Genus:
Tatosoma Butler, 1874 , in Richardson & Gray. Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror 2(4, Insects) : 43.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria agrionata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1417.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male NEW ZEALAND: [?Hawkes Bay, Hawkes Bay or Taupo, Taupo], (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Dugdale, 1988

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 9 species in the genus TATOSOMA.

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