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

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Genus:
Sagalassa Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (8) : 5.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : BRACHODIDAE

Type-species:
Sagalassa robusta Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1914. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 164: 15.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Para, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Sagalassa was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 196; it was transferred to the Brachodidae by Heppner, 1979, Ent. Ber., Amst. 39: 127.

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