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

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Genus:
Arattatha Janse, 1917 . Ann. Durban Mus. 1 : 476.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Arattatha superba Janse, 1917. Ann. Durban Mus. 1: 476.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: Barberton, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Arattatha in the Noctuidae, Catocalinae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ARATTATHA.

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