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

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Genus:
Pradatta Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 364.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Pradatta beatrix Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 365.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male INDIA: [Punjab], Dharmsala, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Seymour, 1972, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27: 59

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PRADATTA Moore, 1881; CURUBASA Moore, 1881; and LECERFIA Domont, 1920 as junior synonyms of MASALIA Moore, 1861.

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