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

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Genus:
Marapana Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 227.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hypena raralis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 65.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. raralis is a junior subjective synonym of Sanys pulverata Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 7: 351.

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

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus MARAPANA.

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