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

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Genus:
Lignicida Swinhoe, 1905 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 16 : 625.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Lignicida echana Swinhoe, 1905. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 625.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [PHILIPPINE IS]: Palawan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LIGNICIDA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus LIGNICIDA.

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