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

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Genus:
Diploctena Turner, 1904 . Proc. R. Soc. Vict. (n.s.) 16 : 221 [key], 269.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Diploctena argocyma Turner, 1904. Proc. R. Soc. Vict. 16: 269.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Victoria, Mt Ellery, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included DASYSTERNA Turner, 1904; DASYSTERNICA Turner, 1922; and DIPLOCTENA Turner, 1904 as junior synonyms of CHRYSOLARENTIA Butler, 1882.

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