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

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Genus:
Derthisa Walker, 1857 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (11) : 495 [key], 524.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena scoriacea Esper, 1789. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3(Suppl. 1) (Abschnitt 3): 22, pl.83, figs 4, 5.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 229.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Derthisa is a junior objective synonym of Cleoceris Boisduval, [1836].

See: CLEOCERIS Boisduval, [1836] 1834.

Poole (1989) included ORTHOGRAMMA R.L. 1817 (as ORTHOGORAMMA on page 740); CLEOCERIS Boisduval, 1836; DERTHISA Walker, 1857; and CLADOCERA Rambur, 1858 as junior synonyms of EPISEMA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Cleoceris Boisduval, 1836: pl.71, fig. 2.


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