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

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Genus:
Alotsa Swinhoe, 1900 . Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. (2) : 87.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Eutelia discitriga Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 823.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1912. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11: 15. [(as *`discistriga, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: South Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EURHIPIA Boisduval, 1829; PHLEGETONIA Guenée, 1852; RIPOGENUS Grote, 1865; ZOBIA Saalmüller, 1891; ALOTSA Swinhoe, 1900; SILACIDA Swinhoe, 1900; and NOCTASOTA Clench, 1954 as junior synonyms of EUTELIA Hübner, 1823.

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