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

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Genus:
Trigonodesma Wileman & South, 1921 . Entomologist 54 : 203.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Trigonodesma bimacula Wileman & South, 1921. Entomologist 54: 203.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(Wileman & South were not intending to propose a new genus but were using one of Hampson's unpublished generic names in the BMNH collection)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female PHILIPPINES: Luzon I., Benguet, Baguio, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TRIGONODESMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus.

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