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

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Genus:
Darantasia Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1743.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Darantasia mundiferaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1743.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Darantasia Walker, 1859, J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 3: 186 - Lepid. Arctiidae. The objective replacement name is Antasia Warren, 1894.

See: ANTASIA Warren, 1894.

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Senior name:
Antasia Warren, 1894: 366.


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