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

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Genus:
Pandesma Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 438.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pandesma quenavadi Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 438, pl.15, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 91.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [BANGLADESH]: [E. Bengal], Silhet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PANDESMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included THRIA Walker, 1858; CERBIA Walker, 1858; MICHERA Walker, 1865; VAPARA Moore, 1882; and SUBPANDESMA Berio, 1966 as junior synonyms of PANDESMA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus PANDESMA.

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