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

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Genus:
Desmia Westwood, 1832 . Magasin Zool. Paris (Insectes) 2 : Cl 9, pl.2.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Desmia maculalis Westwood, 1832. Magasin Zool. Paris (Insectes), 2: pl..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats DESMIA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Arna Walker, 1856: 8 (key), 75.


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