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

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Genus:
Buzura Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1531.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Buzura multipunctaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1531.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: Sylhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

B. multipunctaria is a junior subjective synonym of Amphidasys suppressaria Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes, (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 9: 210.

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