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

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Genus:
Gadirtha Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 1079 [key], 1102.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : COLLOMENINAE

Type-species:
Gadirtha impingens Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1103.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 101.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [INDIA] & HONG KONG: Hindostan, (BMNH, London).. 1 male syntype with added label Burma, Moulmein, 2 males from Hinostan

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. impingens is a junior subjective of Gadirtha inexacta Walker, [1858] 1857, ibidem 13: 1102.

Poole (1989) included GADIRTHA Walker, 1858; SCOLOPOCNEME Felder & Felder, 1862; SEBAGENA Walker, 1865; LIBUNCA Walker, 1869; PUCIALIA Walker, 1869 [as PUCIALA Walker, 1869]; ALGONIA Möschler, 1886; ENCALYPTA Möschler, 1890; TRIORBIS Hampson, 1894; LOPHOSEMA Schaus, 1910; and LOPHOSEMA Hampson, 1912 as junior synonyms of ISCADIA Walker, 1857.

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