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

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Genus:
Sisputa Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 222.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Sisputa gracilis Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 222, fig.10.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female PUERTO RICO. [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. gracilis is a junior subjective synonym of Physula phtisialis Guenée, 1854.

See also: Mursa Walker, 1859, and Paramimetica Warren, 1889.

Poole (1989) included AGANZAGARA Walker, 1866; PARAMIMETICA Warren, 1889; and SISPUTA Möschler, 1890 as junior synonyms of MURSA Walker, 1859.

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