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

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Genus:
Suana Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (6) : 1388 [key], 1502.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Suana ampla Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1502.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: Sylhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. ampla is a junior subjective synonym of Lebeda concolor Walker, 1855, ibidem 6: 1463.

A lectotype of S. ampla was designated by Swinhoe, 1892, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 1: 271.
Suana was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Moore, [1883] 1882-3, Lepid. Ceylon 2: 152.

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