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

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Genus:
Gortynodes Bethune-Baker, 1911 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 : 512.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Gortynodes holophaea Bethune-Baker, 1911. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 8: 513.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [ANGOLA]: Gunnal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GORTYNODES 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 GORTYNODES.

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