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

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Noorda Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 978.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

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Noorda blitealis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 979.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
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Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Noorda was established in the Botydae, now Pyralidae Pyraustinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.

Noorda Walker, 1859, was designated as the type-genus for the new subfamily Noordinae (Pyralidae [now Crambidae]) by Minet, 1980, Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique de France 85 (3-4) : 79.

Noorda was treated in the Pyralidae, Odontiinae by Fletcher and Nye, 1984 Generic Names Moths World, 5 : 102.

NOORDA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: NOORDINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats NOORDA in the CRAMBIDAE: NOORDINAE.

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