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

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Arycanda Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1774.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Arycanda maculosa Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1775.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SUMATRA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Castniidae, but was transferred to the Geometridae by Warren, 1897, Novit. zool. 4: 82.

Arycanda Walker, 1856 was treated as a valid subgenus of Cosmethis Hübner, [1820] 1816 being revalidated by Holloway, 1984 Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 72 : 161.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ARYCANDA Walker, 1856 [May 10]; COSMETHIS Hübner, 1820; DUGA Walker, 1865; PANAETHIA Guenée, 1858; and TIGRIDOPTERA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 as junior synonyms of BRACCA Hübner, 1820.

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