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

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Genus:
Savara Walker, 1862 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6 : 184.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Savara contraria Walker, 1862. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 184.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 97 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SAVARA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included PSEUDOGONITIS Hampson, 1894 as a junior synonym of SAVARA Walker, 1862.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus SAVARA.

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