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

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Genus:
Isoura Hampson, 1894 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2 : xx, 506.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Triphaena fuscicollis Butler, 1889. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 7: 10 (list), 56, pl.127, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female [INDIA]: [Punjab], Dharmsala, (BMNH, London)..

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

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

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