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

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Desmidocnemis Hampson, 1898 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Syntomidae) 1 : 363.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Desmidocnemis thyria Druce, 1898. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 1: 207.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by ? Author , ? Year. ? Publication

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

Record from the BMNH card index of Lepidoptera names.

The index card gives DESMIDOCNEMIS Hampson, 1898: 363 as a synonym of HYALOMIS Hampson, 1905: 429.

The index gives Desmidocnemis thyria as the type-species of both genus-group names. The two names are therefore objective synonyms.

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Senior name:
Hyalomis Hampson, 1905: 429.

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