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

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Genus:
Massava Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 1109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Massava scissa Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1110.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MASSAVA Walker, 1865; ELOCUSSA Walker, 1865; PINCIA Walker, 1869; EUTOREUMA Grote, 1872; PARORA Smith, 1900; and DIAPERA Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of ISOGONA Guenée, 1852.

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