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

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Genus:
Mithila Moore, 1882 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 156.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Mithila lichenosa Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 157.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes INDIA: Darjiling, (BMNH, London)..

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

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

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