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

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Genus:
Andala Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 774.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Andala unifascia Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 774.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype INDIA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. Type-locality stated to be 'East Indies' but Swinhoe designated a lectotype from India. All the specimens in BMNH are from India.

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1892, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln. Oxf. Univ. Mus. 1 :181

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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