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

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Genus:
Sufetula Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 946.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Sufetula sunidesalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 947.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: * Safetula Hampson, 1893.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats SUFETULA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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Minet (2015) Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France,l20 (l), 2015 :109-112 placed Sufetula in the Crambidae : Lathrotelidae.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to SUFETULA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Safetula ; Hampson, 1893: 44 (list), 161.


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