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

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Genus:
Fagitana Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 645.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Fagitana lucidata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 645.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.A.]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

F. lucidata is a junior subjective synonym of Leucania littera Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 5: 71.

See also: Pseudolimacodes Grote, 1874.

Poole (1989) included FAGITANA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included PSEUDOLIMACODES Grote, 1874 as a junior synonym of FAGITANA Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus FAGITANA Walker, 1865.

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