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

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Genus:
Maradana Moore, 1884 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 57.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PYRALINAE

Type-species:
Maradana rivulata Moore, 1884. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 58, pl.150 fig.14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Maradana was established in the Anthophilidae, now Noctuidae Acontiinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Pyralinae by Hampson, 1896 Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 154.

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