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

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Genus:
Alimala Walker, 1862 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6 : 132.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Alimala limacodoides Walker, 1862. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 133.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. limacodoides is a junior subjective synonym of Elusa ceneusalis Walker, [1859].

See also Elusa Walker, [1859].

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Alimala was established in the Notodontidae; it was placed in the Noctuidae by Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 2: 38.

Poole (1989) included ALIMALA Walker, 1862; SERIA Walker, 1862; LUGANA Moore, 1882; PENZA Walker, 1863; and DESANA Swinhoe, 1900 as junior synonyms of ELUSA Walker, 1859.

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