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

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Genus:
Dithalama Meyrick, 1888 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 2 : 835 [key], 840.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Dithalama cosmospila Meyrick, 1888. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 2: 840.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Newcastle; Sydney, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus DITHALAMA.

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Junior name(s):
Dithadama ; Schaus, 1940: 87.


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