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

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Genus:
Dosithea Duponchel, 1829 , in Godart & Duponchel. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2) : 108 [key]. [1830, ibidem 8 (1): 43.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena ornata Scopoli, 1763. Ent. carniolica : 219.

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but designated and included as ornataria Hübner [1799], an unjustified emendation)]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Craspedia Hübner, [1825].

See: CRASPEDIA Hübner, [1825] 1816.

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Senior name:
Craspedia Hübner, 1825: 312.


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