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

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Genus:
Pacidara Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 830.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Pacidara venustissima Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 831.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. venustissima is a junior subjective synonym of Caligatus angasii Wing, [1850].

See also: Caligatus Wing, [1850].

Poole (1989) included PACIDARA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of CALIGATUS Wing, 1850.

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