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

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Genus:
Radara Walker, 1862 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Radara vacillans Walker, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 95.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape, (UM, Oxford)..

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

Poole (1989) included CHABORA Walker, 1866 (preoccupied); RHAESENA Walker, 1866; SYMPLUSIA Holland, 1894; MECYNOPTERA Schaus, 1913 (preoccupied); CHIRCONIA Schaus, 1916; DIODINES Schaus, 1916; MATILOXIS Schaus, 1916; and DURIGA Schaus, 1940 as junior synonyms of RADARA Walker, 1862.

Poole (1989) included 26 species in the genus RADARA.

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