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

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Genus:
Gustiana Walker, 1861 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (23) : 947.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Gustiana subflexata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1100.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available but without included species until Walker, 1862, ibidem 24: 1099. G. subflexata is a junior subjective synonym of Platydia abditalis Walker, [1859] 1858, ibidem 16: 11.

See also: Gaala Walker, [1866].

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

Gustiana was originally proposed in the Geometridae; it was placed in the Noctuidae by Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 224.

Poole (1989) included GUSTIANA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included GAALA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of GUSTIANA Walker, 1861 [December 14].

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus GUSTIANA.

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