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

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Genus:
Gecana Swinhoe, 1912 , in Moore. Lep. ind. 9 : 230.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : COELIADINAE

Type-species:
Ismene fergusonii de NicĂ©ville, 1892-3. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 7: 345, pl.J, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Ismene fergusonii is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Ismene jaina Moore, [1866] (Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 782).

Higher classification updated following Lamas (2008).

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