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

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Genus:
Dinumma Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1805.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Dinumma placens Walker, 1818. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1806.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 101.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included ORTHEAGA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of DINUMMA Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus DINUMMA.

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