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

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Genus:
Gyrtona Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : STICTOPTERINAE

Type-species:
Gyrtona proximalis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 90.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Gyrtona Walker, 1863, was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Ruesler and Kuppers, 1979, Beitraege Zur Naturkundlichen Forschung in Suedwestdeutschland Beihefte 3, p.77.

Poole (1989) included NIGRAMMA Walker, 1863; and CHUDUCA Walker, 1863 as junior synonyms of GYRTONA Walker, 1863 [April 18].

Poole (1989) included 40 species in the genus GYRTONA.

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