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

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Genus:
Digrammia Gumppenberg, 1887 . Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 49 : 325. [Nomenclaturally available, but without included species until Gumppenberg, 1895, ibidem 65: 291.]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phasiane mellistrigata Grote, 1873. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 12, pl.1, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 61.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: New York, Buffalo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ASMATE Gumppenberg, 1887; and SPINUNCINA Wehrli, 1937 as junior synonyms of DIGRAMMIA Gumppenberg, 1887.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 55 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus DIGRAMMIA.

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