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

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Genus:
Pseudogonitis Hampson, 1894 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2 : xviii, 407, 412.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Gonitis brunnea Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 153.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male INDIA: Calcutta, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. brunnea was orginally proposed as * Gonotis, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Poole (1989) included PSEUDOGONITIS Hampson, 1894 as a junior synonym of SAVARA Walker, 1862.

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