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

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Genus:
Amphidasis Stephens, 1829 . Nom. Br. Ins. : 43.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym & Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra hispidaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 99.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 17.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Amphidasis Treitschke, 1825, and a junior objective synonym of Apocheima Hübner, [1825].
Amphidasis was again proposed by Stephens, 1829 [July], Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (2): 117.

Amphidasis Treitschke, 1825, an unjustifiable emendation of Amphidasys Sodoffsky, 1837; given in Kocak, 1981, Priamus 1 (3) : 109.

See: APOCHEIMA Hübner, [1825] 1816.

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Senior name:
Apocheima Hübner, 1825: 319.


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