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

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Genus:
Sapporia Sugi, 1982 , in Inoue et al.. Moths of Japan 1 : 745.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Apamea repetita Butler, 1885. Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn. hung. 73: 225, figs 7, 8.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SAPPORIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus SAPPORIA.

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