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

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Genus:
Dissophthalmus Butler, 1880 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6 : 219.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Dissophthalmus iridis Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 6: 219.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

D. iridis is a junior subjective synonym of Tasta micaceata Walker, [1863] 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 26: 1570. See also: Tasta Walker, [1863].

Parsons et al. (1999) included DISSOPHTHALMUS Butelr, 1880 as a junior synonym of TASTA Walker, 1863 [February 14].

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