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

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Genus:
Gogana Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1920.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Gogana atrosquama Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1921.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Gogana Walker, 1865, ibidem 34: 1219, Lepid., Drepanidae. There is no objective replacement name but G. atrosquama is the senior subjective synonym of Choerotricha glandulosa Felder, 1874, the type-species of Choerotricha Felder, 1874; the latter is therefore available for use as a subjective replacement name.

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Senior name:
Choerotricha Felder, 1874: pl.98, figs 12-17.


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