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

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Genus:
Margana Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1520.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Margana seclusalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1520.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MARGANA Walker, 1866; MATELLA Moore, 1885; SPECTROPHYSA Swinhoe, 1900; and TALMELA Nye, 1975 (as TALMALA Nye, 1975) as junior synonyms of EGNASIA Walker, 1859.

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