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

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Genus:
Marojala Viette, 1966 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 71 : 150.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Actenia signata Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 5: 393. [(of Melanophthalma Hampson)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Marojala was proposed as the objective replacement name for Melanophthalma Hampson. 1926.

Poole (1989) included MAROJALA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus MAROJALA.

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Junior name(s):
Melanophthalma Hampson, 1926: 331.


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