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

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Genus:
Odontestra Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : xi [index], 205.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Mamestra vittigera Hampson, 1902. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 266.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: Natal, Victoria district, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1905, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5: 206

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 19 species in the genus ODONTESTRA.

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