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

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Genus:
Gerra Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (31) : 141.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Gerra radicalis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 141.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 406.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [MEXICO]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included FENARIA Grote, 1882 as a junior synonym of GERRA Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus GERRA

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