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

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Genus:
Sanys Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Sanys carnina Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 350.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 134.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BRAZIL: Nouvelle-Fribourg, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus SANYS.

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