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

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Genus:
Gigia Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 941.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Gigia obliqua Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 942.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [EQUATORIAL SOUTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Dochmiogramma Hampson, 1926.

Poole (1989) included GIGIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included DOCHMIOGRAMMA Hampson, 1926 as a junior synonym of GIGIA Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus GIGIA.

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