Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Selenisa Hayward, 1967
Acta zool. lilloana
22 : 133.
Objective Replacement Name
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE
2: 3, pl.97, fig.F.
[(of Selenis Guenée)]
by subsequent designation by
Encycl. Hist. nat.
[(as , *suera Cramer, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..
Nye (1975) stated:-
Selenisa was proposed as the objective replacement name for Selenis Guenée, 1852.
Poole (1989) included SELENISA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).
Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus SELENISA.
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Selenis Guenée, 1852: 361.