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

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Genus:
Dolosis Prout, 1912 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 129 : 17 [key], 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Dolosis illacerata Prout, 1912. Genera Insect. 129: 217.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, Durban, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus DOLOSIS.

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