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

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Genus:
Dasycorsa Prout, 1915 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4 : 332.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Dasycephala modesta Staudinger, 1879. In: Romanoff, Horae Soc. ent. ross. 14: 445. [(of Dasycephala Staudinger, 1879)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [TURKEY]: Taurus, [Toros Daglari], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Dasycorsa was proposed as the objective replacement name for Dasycephala Staudinger, 1879.

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 332 is stated on page 329, in both German and English editions, to be 17.v.1915.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DASYCEPHALA Staudinger, 1879 as a junior synonym of DASYCORSA Prout, 1915.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus DASYCORSA.

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Junior name(s):
Dasycephala Staudinger, 1879: 445.


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