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

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Genus:
Scambina Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 1118.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Scambina aliena Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1119.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SCAMBINA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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