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

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Genus:
Dichagramma Grote, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2 : 439.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Dichagramma walkerii Grote, 1864. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2: 439, pl.9, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 443. [(as a junior name of valceri Hampson, 1906, an unjustified emendation)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female CANADA: Middle States, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

D. walkerii is a junior subjective synonym of Scopelosoma sidus Guenée, 1853, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 5: 386.

Poole (1989) included SCOPELOSOMA Curtis, 1837; MECOPTERA Guenée, 1837; and DICHAGRAMMA Grote, 1864 as junior synonyms of EUPSILIA Hübner, 1821.

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