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

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Genus:
Ionthas Hampson, 1914 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl. 1) : xxvii [index], 777.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Ionthas ataracta Hampson, 1914. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl. 1): 777, fig.254.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: Queensland, Warwick, (? Depository)..

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

The name Ionthas and that of its type-species were attributed to Turner by Hampson.

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Junior name(s):
Jonthas ; Strand, 1920: 802.


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