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

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Genus:
Savoca Walker, 1864 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (30) : 996.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : STICTOPTERINAE

Type-species:
Savoca sarawakana Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 996.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. sarawakana is a junior subjective synonym of Gyrtona divitalis Walker, 1863, ibidem 27: 91.

Savoca Walker, 1864 was treated as a valid genus (Gen. Rev.) being brought out of synonymy by Holloway, 1985 Malayan Nature Journal 38 (3-4) : 237.

Poole (1989) included 15 species in the genus SAVOCA.

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