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

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Genus:
Dichromodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Dichromodes ainaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 321. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.3, fig.5]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1910. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 104: 23.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmanie [Tasmania], (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CACOPSODOS Butler, 1877 as a junior synonym of DICHROMODES Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 74 species in the genus DICHROMODES.

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