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

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Genus:
Cassyma Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 17.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Cassyma quadrinata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 18.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 371.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype BORNEO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Warren's designation reads `his first species [Cassyma quadrinata] must be regarded as the type'.

Parsons et al. (1999) included INGENA Walker, 1863 [February 14] as a junior synonym of CASSYMA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 9 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus CASSYMA.

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