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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Genus:
Pasipeda Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1794.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pasipeda rufipalpis Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1795.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PASIPEDA Walker, 1865; MECYRA Walker, 1865; ZIRONA Walker, 1869; ASYMBATA Gerstaecker, 1871; CARADANA Moore, 1884; and LECASIA Fawcett, 1916 as junior synonyms of CALESIA Guenée, 1852.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PASIPEDA and included species.


Submit correction/addition