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

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Genus:
Saserna Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 444.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hypena scissilinea Walker, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 261.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SASERNA Druce, 1891; and EUTHERMESIA Butler, 1896 as junior synonyms of METALLATA Möschler, 1890.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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