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

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Genus:
Istarba Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1193.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Istarba varialis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1194.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [AUSTRALIA]: [Qd], Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

I. varialis is a junior subjective synonym of Cidaria scitisignata Walker, 1862, ibidem 25: 1423.

See also: Sandava Walker, [1865].

Poole (1989) included ISTARBA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of SANDAVA Walker, [1863].

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