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

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Guriauna Walker, 1861 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (23) : 948.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Guriauna semipardata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1101.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 215 (as type)

Nye (1975) stated:-

Available but without included species until Walker, 1862, ibidem 24: 1101.

Fletcher (1979, Generic Names of Moths of the World) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Noctuidae; its first published use in this family appears to have been by Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 2: 215.

Poole (1989) included PALURA Walker, 1861; GURIAUNA Walker, 1861; SOPHTA Walker, 1861; AUSINZA Walker, 1864; ZITNA Walker, 1866; NACERASA Walker, 1866; CELEOPSYCHE Butler, 1879; PSEUDEPHYRA Butler, 1886; CALLIPYRIS Meyrick, 1891; AVENTINA Butler, 1892; and TRICHOGATHA Warren, 1913 as junior synonyms of CORGATHA Walker, 1859.

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