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

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Genus:
Seria Walker, 1862 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6 : 193.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Seria cyathicornis Walker, 1862. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 194.    [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: 39 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ALIMALA Walker, 1862; SERIA Walker, 1862; LUGANA Moore, 1882; PENZA Walker, 1863; and DESANA Swinhoe, 1900 as junior synonyms of ELUSA Walker, 1859.

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