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

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Genus:
Suma Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1196.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Suma incongrualis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1197.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. incongrualis is a junior subjective synonym of Sarmatia interitalis Guenée, 1854.

See also: Sarmatia Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included SUMA Walker, 1866; and RICLA Walker, 1869 as junior synonyms of SARMATIA Guenée, 1854.

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