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

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Genus:
Dysschema Warren, 1898 . Novit. zool. 5 : 10.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Dysschema goniata Warren, 1898. Novit. zool. 5: 10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Dysschema Hübner, 1818, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 31 - Lepid. Arctiidae. The objective replacement name is Agoschema Prout, 1912.

See: AGOSCHEMA Prout, 1912.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DYSSCHEMA Warren, 1898; and MICROSCHEMA Warren, 1803 as junior synonyms of AGOSCHEMA Prout, 1912.

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Senior name:
Agoschema Prout, 1912: 12 (key), 56.


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