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

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Genus:
Gorgora Dyar, 1914 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 47 : 377.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Gorgora morga Dyar, 1914. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 47: 378.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female MEXICO: Mexico City, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GORGORA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins(1999) in Kristensen. Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

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

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