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

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Genus:
Diduga Moore, 1877 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 535.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Diduga costata Moore, 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 535, pl.211, figs 8, 9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: Dickoya, (? Depository)..

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

D. costata is a junior subjective synonym of Pitane flavicostata Snellen, 1878, Tijdschr. Ent. 22: 92.

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