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

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Genus:
Marathyssa Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 1033.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Marathyssa basalis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1034.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [U.S.A.]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Marasmalus Grote, 1872.

Poole (1989) included MARASMALUS Grote, 1872; and SCHAZAMA Schaus, 1906 as junior synonyms of MARATHYSSA Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus MARATHYSSA.

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