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

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Genus:
Gangarides Moore, 1865 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 : 821.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gangarides dharma Moore, 1865. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 821, pl.43, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 810.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: N.E. Bengal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Gangarides was established in the Lasiocampidae; it was placed in the Eupterotidae by Hampson, [1893] 1892, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1: 42; it was transferred to the Notodontidae by Grünberg, 1912, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 311.

Fletcher & Nye (1982, Generic Names of Moths of the World) stated:-

Gangarides was established in the Lasiocampidae; it was placed in the Eupterotidae by Hampson, [1893] 1892, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1: 42; it was transferred to the Notodontidae by Grünberg, 1912, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 311.

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