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

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Genus:
Darna Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (31) : 184.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Darna colorata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 185.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Darna Walker, 1862, J. Proc. Linn. Soc. 6 (Zool.): 174, - Lepid., Limacodidae. The objective replacement name is Crocomela Kirby, 1892.

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Senior name:
Crocomela Kirby, 1892: 405.


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