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

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Genus:
Iontha Doubleday, 1842 . Entomologist 1 : 297.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Iontha umbrina Doubleday, 1842. Entomologist 1: 298.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: [E. Bengal], Sylhet, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus IONTHA.

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Junior name(s):
Jonthe ; Agassiz, 1846: 38.


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