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

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Genus:
Agnidra Moore, 1867 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867 : 618.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : DREPANINAE

Type-species:
Fascellina specularia Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1553.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson , 1968. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) : 29.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: North Hindostan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Drepanidae where is was placed by Butler, 1886, Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 6: 17.

AGNIDRA was included within the subfamily DREPANIDAE: DREPANINAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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