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

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Genus:
Gyrognatha Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 32 [list], 134.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Gyrognatha atriceps Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 32 (list), 134, pl.168, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male CEYLON: Pundaloya, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. atriceps is a junior subjective synonym of Carmara subcervina Walker, [1863].

See also: Carmara Walker, [1863]; and Zagira Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included ZAGIRA Walker, 1866; and GYROGNATHA Hampson, 1893 as junior synonyms of CARMARA Walker, 1863.

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