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

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Genus:
Setida Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1853.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Setida quadrisignata Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1853.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 5 (male & female) AUSTRALIA: Northern, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. quadrisignata is a junior subjective synonym of Diatenes aglossoides Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 6: 443.

Poole (1989) included SETIDA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of DIATENES Guenée, 1852.

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