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

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Genus:
Talmela Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 469, 470.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Egnasia accingalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 218. [(of Matella Moore, 1885)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MARGANA Walker, 1866; MATELLA Moore, 1885; SPECTROPHYSA Swinhoe, 1900; and TALMELA Nye, 1975 (as TALMALA Nye, 1975 on page 348) as junior synonyms of EGNASIA Walker, 1859.

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Junior name(s):
Matella Moore, 1885: 196.
Talmala ; Poole, 1989: 348.


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