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

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Genus:
Noctasota Clench, 1954 . Revue Zool. Bot. afr. 50 : 297.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Noctasota curiosa Clench, 1954. Revue Zool. Bot. afr. 50: 300.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CAMEROON: Efulen, (CMNH, Pittsburgh)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. curiosa is a junior subjective synonym of Eutelia distorta Hampson, 1912, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11:16, fig. 9.
Noctasota was originally placed in the Hypsidae.

Poole (1989) included EURHIPIA Boisduval, 1829; PHLEGETONIA Guenée, 1852; RIPOGENUS Grote, 1865; ZOBIA Saalmüller, 1891; ALOTSA Swinhoe, 1900; SILACIDA Swinhoe, 1900; and NOCTASOTA Clench, 1954 as junior synonyms of EUTELIA Hübner, 1823.

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