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

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Genus:
Amphidasea ; Unger, 1856 . Arch. Freunde NatGesch. Mecklenb. 10 : 61.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Amphidasis Treitschke, 1825.

See: BISTON Leach, [1815] 1830.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AMPHIDASEA Unger, 1856; AMPHIDASIS 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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