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

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Genus:
Motama Moore, 1882 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 110.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Motama cidarioides Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 110, pl.4, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 497.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: [W. Bengal], Darjiling, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MOTAMA Moore, 1882; ANCHIROE Saalmüller, 1891; and ANCHIRRHOE Bertkau, 1892 as junior synonyms of LITHACODIA Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Motana ; Neave, 1940: 222.


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