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

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Genus:
Pradiota Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1572.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pradiota sejunctata Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1572.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Pradiota when originally proposed contained a second species, but this was doubtfully included and under the Code, Article 68 (c), is not eligible for designation as type-species.

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Noctuidae, where it was placed by Hampson, 1894, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 543.

Poole (1989) included NEVIASCA Walker, 1859; PRADIOTA Walker, 1866; EPISPARINA Berio, 1964; and EPISPARONIA Berio, 1964 as junior synonyms of EPISPARIS Walker, 1857.

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