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

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Genus:
Dasycerus Haworth, 1828 . Lepid. Br. : 524.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Tinea aemulella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 52, pl.32 fig.222. [(of DASYCERA Stephens, 1829)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1838. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 11: 22.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior homonym of Dasycerus Brongniart, 1800, Bull. Sci. Soc. philomath. Paris 2: 115, - Insecta, Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Dasycera Stephens, 1829 [July]).

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Senior name:
Dasycera Stephens, 1829: 199.


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