Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Speiredonia Hübner, 1823
Verz. bekannt. Schmett.
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE
: 160, pl.36, fig.3.
by subsequent designation by
Encycl. Hist. nat.
[(but cited for Spiredonia, an unjustified emendation)]
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository).. Type-locality stated to be Surinam
Nye (1975) stated:-
TYPE-LOCALITY stated to be Surinam, but this was probably an error as the species illustrated is not known to occur in the New World but is present in southern India and Ceylon. P. feducia is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua itynx Fabricius, 1787, Mantissa Insect. 2: 136.
Poole (1989) included SPEIREDONIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).
Poole (1989) included SERICIA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of SPEIREDONIA Hübner, 1823.
Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus SPEIREDONIA.
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Spiredonia Felder, 1875: pl.113, fig. 7.
Spiredonia ; Agassiz, 1847: 345, 348.