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

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Genus:
Griveaudia Viette, 1958 . Mém. Inst. sci. Madag. (E) 9 : 173.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CALLIDULOIDEA : CALLIDULIDAE : GRIVEAUDIINAE

Type-species:
Griveaudia vieui Viette, 1958. Mém. Inst. sci. Madag. (E), 9: 174, pl.1, figs 1, 2.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: E., Forest 6 km N.W. of Fanovana, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Griveaudia Viette, 1958 was treated in the Noctuidae, Ophiderinae by Nye, 1975, 1 : 224. Griveaudia has subsequently been transferred from the Noctuidae to the Callidulidae by Minet, 1986, Alexanor 14 (7) : 303. Griveaudia was subsequently designated as the type-genus for the new subfamily Griveaudiinae within the Callidulidae by Minet, 1990, Nouvelle Revue D'Entomologie 6 (4) : 357.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus GRIVEAUDIA.

GRIVEAUDIA was included within the subfamily CALLIDULIDAE: GRIVEAUDIINAE by Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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