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

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Genus:
Dasyphara Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra prodromaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 99.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 27.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Biston Leach, [1815].

Included by Billberg as prodromaria Fabricius, an incorrect authorship.

Incorrect type-species: Phalaena strataria Hufnagel, 1767, a name not originally included in Dasyphara and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Prout, 1908, Entomologist's Rec. J. Var. 20: 205.

See: BISTON Leach, [1815] 1830.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMPHIDASEA Unger, 1856; APHIDASIS Treitschke, 1825; AMPHIDASYS Sodoffsky, 1837; BLEPHAROCTENIA Warren, 1894; BUZURA Walker, 1863; CULCULA Moore, 1888; DASYPHARA Billberg, 1820; EPAMRAICA Matsumura, 1910; EUBYJA Hübner, 1825; EUBYJODONTA Warren, 1893; and PACHYS Hübner, 1822 as junior synonyms of BISTON Leach, 1815.

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Senior name:
Biston Leach, 1815: 134.


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