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

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Genus:
Dasyuris Guenée, 1868 . Ent. mon. Mag. 5 : 92.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Dasyuris partheniata Guenée, 1868. Ent. mon. Mag. 5: 93.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NEW ZEALAND, CANTERBURY: [Mid Canterbury], [?Mount Hutt], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included STATHMONYMA Meyrick, 1885; and STATIRA Meyrick, 1883 as junior synonyms of DASYURIS Guenée, 1868.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 14 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus DASYURIS.

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