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

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Genus:
Persidia Wiltshire, 1946 . Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 15 : 122.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Margelana achaemenica Wiltshire, 1941. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42: 477, fig.5.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male IRAN: S.W., Fars, Pir-i-Zan woods, (Colln E. P. Wiltshire, in (BMNH, London), London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PERSIDIA Wiltshire, 1946 as a junior synonym of METOPODICHA Draudt, 1936.

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