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

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Genus:
Gisira Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 71.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Gisira acciamalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 71.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GISIRA Walker, 1859; and CRYMONA Walker, 1862 as junior synonyms of RENIA Guenée, 1854.

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