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

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Genus:
Dunira Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 206.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Thermesia scitula Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1061.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus DUNIRA.

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