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

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Genus:
Salia Hübner, 1818 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : pl.[208].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Salia mimalis Hübner, 1818. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl.[208], figs 1-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [EQUATORIAL SOUTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MEGATOMIS Hübner, 1821; HOMOGRAMMA Guenée, 1854; AEGARA Walker, 1866; and BATYMA Schaus, 1906 as junior synonyms of SALIA Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included SALIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 31 species in the genus SALIA.

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Junior name(s):
Homogramma Guenée, 1854: 88.
Megatomis Hübner, 1821: [5].


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