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

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Genus:
Feredayia Kirkaldy, 1910 . Can. Ent. 42 : 8.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Erana graminosa Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 605. [(of Erana Walker)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NEW ZEALAND: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Feredayia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Erana Walker, 1857.

Poole (1989) included ERANA Walker, 1857 as a junior synonym of FEREDAYIA Kirkaldy, 1910.

Poole (1989) included 20 species in the genus FEREDAYIA.

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Junior name(s):
Erana Walker, 1857: 495 (key), 605.


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