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

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Genus:
Oreta Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1166.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Oreta extensa Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1166.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 728.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EAST INDIES: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
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