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

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Genus:
Gastridiota Turner, 1922 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 47 : 359.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Andraca adoxima Turner, 1902. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 26: 184.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Brisbane, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Gastridiota was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Eupterotidae by Common, 1970, in Mackerras, Insects of Australia: 854.

Gastridiota Turner, 1922 was transferred back from the Eupterotidae to the Bombycidae by Common & Edwards, 1991, Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 30 (2) : 187.

Gastridiota was treated in the Eupterotidae by Fletcher and Nye, 1982 Generic Names Moths World, 4 : 69.

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