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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Sabra Bode, 1907 . Mitt. Roemermus. Hildesh. 22 : 22.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : DREPANINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx harpagula Esper, 1786. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3: 373, pl.73, figs 1, 2.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GERMANY]: Uffenheim, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Bode attributed Sabra to Grote, dating the name `1902'. I have not found any published reference to Sabra earlier than that of Bode, 1907. B. harpagula is dated from the wrappers of the parts, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

Learn more about Drepanidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to SABRA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Palaeodrepana Inoué, 1962: 6 (key), 21; 45 (key), 48.


Submit correction/addition