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

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Genus:
Gaurena Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 619.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Gaurena florens Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 620.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1893. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 1: 181.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Gaurena was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

GAURENA was included within the subfamily DREPANIDAE: THYATIRINAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Chlorogaurena Houlbert, 1921: 130.
Gaurema ; Oberthür, 1893: 43.


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