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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Manga Bowden, 1956 . Bull. ent. Res. 47 : 420.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Manga basilinea Bowden, 1956. Bull. ent. Res. 47: 421, figs 10-13.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [GHANA] GOLD COAST: N. Territ., Tamale, Nyankpala, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MANGA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus MANGA.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MANGA and included species.


Submit correction/addition