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

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Genus:
Tafalla Walker, 1869 . Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 42.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Tafalla clavifera Walker, 1869. Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 43.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [HONDURAS]: Limas, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GADERA Walker, 1858; DEVA Walker, 1858; ODONTINA Guenée, 1862; TAFALLA Walker, 1869; and TINNODOA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of PLUSIODONTA Guenée, 1852.

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