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

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Genus:
Forsebia Richards, 1936 . Can. Ent. 67 : 264.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Melipotis perlaeta Edwards, 1882. Papilio 2: 14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Prescott, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included ASYNEDA Richards, 1936 as a junior synonym of FORSEBIA Richards, 1936.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus FORSEBIA.

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