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

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Genus:
Amauta Houlbert, 1918 , in Oberthür. Étud. Lépid. comp. 15 : 62, 71, 121, 123.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Castnia cacica Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.30, fig.143.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Oiticica , 1946. Revta bras. Ent. 3: 139.

Type specimens:
Type(s) COLOMBIA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Castniidae in Wikipedia.

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