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

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Genus:
Maliattha Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 86.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Maliattha separata Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 86.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
The taxonomic position of Maliattha Walker, 1863, is discussed in Ueda, 1984, Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History (No. 5) : 108.

Poole (1989) included HYELOPSIS Hampson, 1894 as a junior synonym of MALIATTHA Walker, 1863.

Poole (1989) included 56 species in the genus MALIATTHA.

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