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

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Genus:
Lotanga Moore, 1886 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 344.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Lotanga milvinalis Moore, 1886. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 344 pl.183, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

L. milvinalis is a junior objective synonym of Deba milvinalis Swinhoe, 1886 April Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885: 875, pl.57, fig.2. Moore believed Deba milvinalis to be a Swinhoe manuscript name and redescribed the species from the same specimens in the combination Lotanga milvinalis.

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