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

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Genus:
Tosaura Swinhoe, 1892 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 15.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Metabraxas falcipennis Moore, 1888. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 266, pl.8, fig.29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: Khasia Hills, (? 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].

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