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

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Genus:
Geshna Dyar, 1906 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 14 : 95.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Hydrocampa cannalis Quaintance, 1898. Bull. Fla agric. Exp. Stn. 45: 68, pl.3.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

H. cannalis was a Fernald manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Quaintance.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats GESHNA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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