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

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Genus:
Marimatha Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1204.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Marimatha dinumeratalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1204.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 324.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male HONDURAS: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

M. dinumeratalis is a junior subjective synonym of Xanthoptera botyoides Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 6:240.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MARIMATHA.

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