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

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Genus:
Caduca Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 96.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Alamis meleagris Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.111, fig.32.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male CEYLON: Rambodde, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. meleagris is a junior subjective synonym of Homoptera albopunctata Walker, [1858] 1857, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 13: 1068.

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

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus CADUCA.

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