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

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Genus:
Poeta Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 1101.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Poeta denotalis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1101.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 84 (as type)

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

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus POETA.

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