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

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Genus:
Bassania Walker, 1860 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (20) : 269.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Bassania amethystata Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 269.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (OUM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus BASSANIA.

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