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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Sura Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (8) : 65.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINI : PARANTHRENINI

Type-species:
Sura xylocopiformis Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 65.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Natal, Durban] Port Natal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz PĆ¼hringer.

Learn more about Sesiidae in Wikipedia

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

Junior name(s):
Sara ; Druce, 1882: 15.


Submit correction/addition