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

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Genus:
Dysemon Lederer, 1853 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 3 : 177 [list], 211, [key], 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ligia caliginearia Rambur, 1833. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 2: 35, pl.2, fig.34. [(of CHEMERINA Boisduval, 1840)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) FRANCE: Corsica, Ajaccio; HyƩres, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Chimerina Agassiz, 1847, an unjustified emendation of Chemerina Boisduval, 1840.

See: CHEMERINA Boisduval, 1840.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CHIMERINA Agassiz, 1847; and DYSEMON Lederer, 1853 as junior synonyms of CHEMERINA Boisduval, 1849.

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Senior name:
Chemerina Boisduval, 1840: 193.


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