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

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Genus:
Sunira Franclemont, 1950 . Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 45 : 148.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Xanthia bicolorago GuenĂ©e, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 397.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: New York State, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus SUNIRA.

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