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

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Genus:
Ginaea Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 154 [key]6, 1637.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ginaea removens Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1638.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: N. Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. removens is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena umminia Cramer, 1780.

See also: Platyja Hübner, [1823].

Poole (1989) included COTUZA Walker, 1858; and GINAEA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of PLATYJA Hübner, 1823.

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