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

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Genus:
Gangra Walker, 1862 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 : 104.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Gangra atripustula Walker, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 105.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [CENTRAL AMERICA]: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OXYDERCIA Agassiz, 1847; GANGRA Walker, 1862 (as GONAGRA on page 748); and PARANYMPHA Butler, 1879 as junior synonyms of OXIDERCIA Hübner, 1825.

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Junior name(s):
Gonagra ; Poole, 1989: 748.


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