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

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Genus:
Tachosa Walker, 1869 , in Chapman. Proc. nat. Hist. Soc. Glasgow 1 : 345.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Tachosa acronyctoides Walker, 1869. In: Chapman, Proc. nat. Hist. Soc. Glasgow 1: 345.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12: 241.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male CONGO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1913, Proc. nat. Hist. Soc. Glasgow 12: 242 (as type)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Anabathra Möschler, 1887.

Poole (1989) included ANABATHRA Möschler, 1887 as a junior synonym of TACHOSA Walker, 1869.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus TACHOSA.

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