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

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Desmotricha Hampson, 1911 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 : 396.    [BHLBHL]

Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Phalaena ursula Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 107, pl.345, fig.E. [(of TRICHODESMA Hampson, 1898)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Desmotricha was proposed unnecessarily as the objective replacement name for Trichodesma Hampson, 1898.

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Senior name:
Epidesma Hübner, 1819: 176.

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