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

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Genus:
Burgena Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (31) : 55.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Burgena transducta Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 56.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 31.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [MOLUCCAS]: [Halmahera I.], Gilolo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

B. transducta is a junior subjective synonym of Damias varia Walker, 1854, ibidem 1: 15.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus BURGENA.

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