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

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Genus:
Duga Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (31) : 218.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Duga pinguis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 219.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: [Moluccas], Ambon Island (Amboina), (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

D. pinguis is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena barbara Stoll, 1781, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 4: 151, 248, pl.368, fig.B.

A lectotype of D. pinguis was designated by Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 2: 312.
Duga was originally proposed in the Hypsidae, but has since been transferred to the Geometridae, where it was placed by Swinhoe, 1900, ibidem 2: 312.

See also: Cosmethis Hübner, [1820].

Parsons et al. (1999) included ARYCANDA Walker, 1856 [May 10]; COSMETHIS Hübner, 1820; DUGA Walker, 1865; PANAETHIA Guenée, 1858; and TIGRIDOPTERA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 as junior synonyms of BRACCA Hübner, 1820.

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