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

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Genus:
Senta Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 297.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Melia flammea Curtis, 1828. British entomology 6: 201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Synopsis Genera Br. Insects : 113.

Type specimens:
Holotype GREAT BRITAIN: London, Lewisham, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MELIANA Curtis 1836 as a junior synonym of SENTA Stephens, 1834.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus SENTA.

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Junior name(s):
Meliana Curtis, 1836: 587.


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