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

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Genus:
Allotoma Roepke, 1944 . Natuurh. Maandbl. 33 : 4.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
Superfamily unassigned : Family unassigned

Type-species:
Allotoma cornifrons Roepke, 1944. Natuurh. Maandbl. 33: 4, fig.18.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO [INDONESIA]: [Kalimantan], south-eastern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Allotoma was established in the Notodontidae; it was transferred to the Lymantriidae by Kiriakoff, 1968, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 217 (C): 2.

According to Holloway (1999) Allotoma is a Bombycoid, but as yet unplaced.

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