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

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Genus:
Litbada Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1571.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Litbada sericearia Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1571.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BANGLADESH]: Silhet [Sylhet], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

L. sericearia is a junior subjective synonym of Oxydia mexicata Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 9: 57.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LITBADA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of OXYDIA Guenée, 1857.

Pitkin (2002) included Litbada Walker, 1866; Andania Walker, 1860; and Sigmathyris Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of Oxydia Guenée, 1857.

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