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

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Genus:
Diceratucha Swinhoe, 1904 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 14 : 133.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : THAUMETOPOEINAE

Type-species:
Oenone xenopis Lower, 1902. Trans. Proc. R. Soc. S. Aust. 26: 277.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Broken Hill, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Diceratucha was established in the Geometridae; it was transferred to the Thaumetopoeidae by Kiriakoff, 1968, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 217 (C): 2.

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