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

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Genus:
Beregra Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (14) : 1291, 1315.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Beregra replenens Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1315.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males and females CEYLON & [BANGLADESH]: [E. Bengal], Silhet, (BMNH, London).. There are a total of 3 males and females from Ceylon & Bangaldesh

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

B. replenens is a junior subjective synonym of Erebus omma Hoeven, 1840.

See also: Cyclodes Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included BEREGRA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of CYCLODES Guenée, 1852.

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