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

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Genus:
Calicula Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1807.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Calicula exempta Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1808.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1966. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 76: 51.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. exempta is a junior subjective synonym of Erygia apicalis Guenée, 1852.

See also: Erygia Guenée, 1852.

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