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

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Genus:
Dasysterna Turner, 1904 . Proc. R. Soc. Vict. (n.s.) 16 : 222 [key], 277.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Phytometra tristis Butler, 1882. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 9: 90.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Dasysterna Rambur, 1844, Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 1: 331 - Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Dasysternica Turner, 1922.

See: DASYSTERNICA Turner, 1922.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DASYSTERNA Turner, 1904; DASYSTERNICA Turner, 1922; and DIPLOCTENA Turner, 1904 as junior synonyms of CHRYSOLARENTIA Butler, 1882.

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Senior name:
Dasysternica Turner, 1922: 229 (key), 256.


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