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

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Genus:
Dioscore Warren, 1907 . Novit. zool. 14 : 132.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Dioscore melanomma Warren, 1907. Novit. zool. 14: 132.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males BRITISH NEW GUINEA [PAPUA NEW GUINEA]: Upper Mambare River, Biagi, 5000ft., (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HALTEROPHORA Warren, 1896 as a junior synonym of DIOSCORE Warren, 1907.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 8 species in the genus DIOSCORE.

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Junior name(s):
Halterophora Warren, 1896: 289.


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