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

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Genus:
Tadaxa Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 469.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Daxata bijungens Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1109. [(of Daxata Walker, 1865)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included DAXATA Walker, 1865 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of TADAXA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus TADAXA.

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Junior name(s):
Daxata Walker, 1865: 1108.


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