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

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Genus:
Saraca Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1190.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Saraca disruptalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1190.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [CHINA]: Shanghai, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. disruptalis is a junior subjective synonym of Egnasia curtalis Walker, [1866] 1865, ibidem 34: 1177.

Poole (1989) included MARMORINIA Guenée, 1852; SARACA Walker, 1866; and STENOZETHES Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of PANGRAPTA Hübner, 1818.

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