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

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Genus:
Gazalina Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 398.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : THAUMETOPOEINAE

Type-species:
Gazalina venosata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 398.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

G. venosata is a junior subjective synonym of Dasychira apsara Moore, [1860] 1858-9, in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lepid. Insects Mus. nat. Hist. East-India House 2: 341. Gazalina was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was transferred to the Notodontidae by Gr├╝nberg, 1912, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 317 ; and transferred to the Thaumetopoeidae by Kiriakoff, 1968, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 217 (C) 2.

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