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

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Genus:
Sasunaga Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 342.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Hadena tenebrosa Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 59.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [INDIA]: Bengal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SASUNAGA 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 7 species in the genus SASUNAGA.

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