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

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Genus:
Dasycephala Staudinger, 1879 , in Romanoff. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 14 : 445.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Dasycephala modesta Staudinger, 1879. In: Romanoff, Horae Soc. ent. ross. 14: 445.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Dasycephala Swainson, [1832] 1831, in Richardson, Fauna Boreali-Amer. 2: 486 - Aves. The objective replacement name is Dasycorsa Prout, 1915.

See: DASYCORSA Prout, 1915.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DASYCEPHALA Staudinger, 1879 as a junior synonym of DASYCORSA Prout, 1915.

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Senior name:
Dasycorsa Prout, 1915: 332.


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