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

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Genus:
Desmobathra Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 198.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : DESMOBATHRINAE

Type-species:
Desmobathra niphoplaca Meyrick, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 199.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1910. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 104: 95.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOLOMON ISLANDS: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CARIMA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; DESMOBATHRA Meyrick, 1886; TOSAURA Swinhoe, 1892; and ZARMIGETHUSA Walker, 1863 as junior synonyms of OZOLA Walker, 1861 [December 14].

DESMOBATHRA was included within the subfamily GEOMETRIDAE: DESMOBATHRINAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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