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

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Iscadia Walker, 1857 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (11) : 724.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Iscadia aperta Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 725.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC]: St. Domingo, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Encalypta Möschler, 1890.

Poole (1989) included ISCADIA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE.

ISCADIA was included within the subfamily NOLIDAE: COLLOMENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included GADIRTHA Walker, 1858; SCOLOPOCNEME Felder & Felder, 1862; SEBAGENA Walker, 1865; LIBUNCA Walker, 1869; PUCIALIA [as PUCIALA] Walker, 1869; ALGONIA Möschler, 1886; ENCALYPTA Möschler, 1890; TRIORBIS Hampson, 1894; LOPHOSEMA Schaus, 1910; and LOPHOSEMA Hampson, 1912 as junior synonyms of ISCADIA Walker, 1857.

Poole (1989) included 42 species in the genus ISCADIA.

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Junior name(s):
Lophosema Hampson, 1912: 332.

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