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

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Genus:
Sydiva Moore, 1882 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 95.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Sydiva nigrogrisea Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 96.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: Darjeeling, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Thyatiridae, but has since been transferred to the Noctuidae, where it was placed by Hampson, 1894, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 223.

Poole (1989) included SYDIVA in the subfamily CUCULLIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus SYDIVA.

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