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

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Sabalia Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 547.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Sabalia picarina Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 548.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EAST AFRICA]: Zambezi region, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Sabalia was established in the Saturniidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 800; and in the Eupterotidae by Gaede, 1926, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 14: 301. Berger, 1958, Lambillionea 57: 73, transferred Sabalia from the Eupterotidae to the Lemoniidae and proposed for it a new subfamily, Sabaliinae.

SABALIA was included within the family LEMONIIDAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Conventia Weymer, 1896: 88.
Hyperanaphe ; Kirby, 1892: 577.
Hypernaphe ; Kirby, 1892: 577.

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