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

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Genus:
Masalia Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 364.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Masalia radiata Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 364.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male INDIA: [Uttar Pradesh] N.W., [Mainpuri], (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Seymour, 1972, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27: 52

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MASALIA in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

Poole (1989) included PRADATTA Moore, 1881; CURUBASA Moore, 1881; and LECERFIA Domont, 1920 as junior synonyms of MASALIA Moore, 1861.

Poole (1989) included 38 species in the genus MASALIA.

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