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

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Genus:
Scoedisa Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 984 [key], 1007.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Scoedisa designans Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1007.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. designans is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena picta Sepp, 1848, Surinaamsche Vlinders: 99, pl.46.

Poole (1989) included COSMOPHILA Boisduval, 1833; ANOMUS Agassiz, 1847; GONITIS Guenée, 1852; AMARNA Walker, 1857; RUSICADA Walker, 1858; SCOEDISA Walker, 1858; DEREMMA Walker, 1865; TIRIDATA Walker, 1865; CAPITARIA Walker, 1869; DEINOPALPUS Holland, 1894; MOLOPA Swinhoe, 1902; RISTRA Walker, 1858; and GONOPTERONIA Bethune-Baker, 1906 as junior synonyms of ANOMIS Hübner, 1821.

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