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

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Genus:
Macaldenia Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 162.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Hulodes palumba Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 211. [(of Pasipeda Moore, 1882)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Macaldenia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Pasipeda Moore, 1882.

Poole (1989) included NAXIA Guenée, 1852; PASIPEDA Moore, 1882; MACALDENIA Moore, 1885; PINDARA Moore, 1885; CARANILLA Moore, 1885; BASTILLA Swinhoe, 1918; and XIANA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of DYSGONIA Hübner, 1823.

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Junior name(s):
Pasipeda Moore, 1882: 171.


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